Statement on 8/6/22 Clinic Defense and Arrests

On Saturday, August 6, 2022, NYC for Abortion Rights showed up to the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral for our monthly clinic defense. Over 100 people joined us to picket the church, which hosts the anti-abortion group Witness for Life. The group’s leader, Fidelis Moscinski, is currently serving up to 90 days in jail … Read more

Viva Ruíz Wants to Thank God For Abortion

“We’re the abortion kiki. Everyone is invited,” says Viva Ruíz, the NYC nightlife icon and founder of the queer collective activism initiative Thank God For Abortion. To help educate us on her mission, Ruiz sat down with a leading member of NYC For Abortion Rights, to discuss the importance of including religion in the fight … Read more

How One Abortion Rights Group Protects Soho’s Only Abortion Clinic

Early one Saturday morning in July, a crowd begins to gather on the corner of Mott and Prince. Nearby stands the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, a neighborhood landmark that has recently become a local flashpoint in the battle for abortion rights. Inside the church, more than 100 members of the Archdiocese of New … Read more