Thursday, April 29, 2010
Two Men Convicted of Blocking Access to NYC Abortion Clinic
NY Times: Two Convicted of Denying Access to Abortion Clinic, by Colin Moynihan:
For the first time in New York City, federal prosecutors have used the Freedom of Access to Clinics Entrances Act to secure a conviction in a case where access was blocked to a clinic that provides abortions.
The prosecutors used the statute, signed into law in 1994, to charge two men who stood in front of an entrance at the Margaret Sanger Center, a clinic operated by Planned Parenthood at the corner of Bleecker and Mott Streets. . . .