Eric Adams slams pro-life ‘radical extremists’, says women have ‘right’ to abortion up to day of birth

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New York Mayor Eric Adams on Saturday called the pro-life movement ‘radical’ and promised he would ‘fight’ to ensure there were ‘no’ limits on abortion .

“Abortion is health care. It’s that simple. And New York City won’t let a group of radical extremists take over health care or any human right without beat,” Adams tweeted on Saturday using the hashtag “BansOffOurBodies.”

New York Mayor Eric Adams speaks during the press conference at Harlem Hospital following the shooting of a New York Police Department officer, in Harlem, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in New York.
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Adams attended a pro-choice protest in New York on Saturday and said he doesn’t think there should be any limitations on abortion.

Abortion rights activist Cristela Luiz (L) confronts an anti-abortion protester during a Ban Our Bodies rally at the foot of the Washington Monument on May 14, 2022 in Washington.
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Abortion rights activist Cristela Luiz (L) confronts an anti-abortion protester during a Ban Our Bodies rally at the foot of the Washington Monument on May 14, 2022 in Washington.
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“No, I don’t,” Adams said when asked at the “Bans Off Our Bodies” protest in New York whether there should be any limitations on abortion.

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“I think women should have the right to choose their bodies,” Adams said when pressed again for an abortion right up to the day of birth. “Men shouldn’t have the right to choose how a woman should treat her body.”

Abortion rights supporters chant their objections at the Kentucky Capitol Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Frankfort, Ky., as Kentucky lawmakers debate overriding the governor's veto to an abortion measure.

Abortion rights supporters chant their objections at the Kentucky Capitol Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Frankfort, Ky., as Kentucky lawmakers debate overriding the governor’s veto to an abortion measure.
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Adams’ comments come as pro-choice protesters demonstrate across the country in response to a leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting Roe v. Wade is about to be canceled.

A recent Fox News poll shows that more than half of Americans think abortion should be banned after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

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