Trend Shows Almost Half of NYC Pregnancies End in Abortion

Elisabeth Meinecke
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Posted: Jul 05, 2011 5:20 PM

The archbishop of New York City calls this statistic "chilling," according to the New York Times: approximately 41 percent of New York City pregnancies end in abortion, according to statistics for 2009 released by the city health department.

The average over the past several years is around 40 percent, the article said.