Reporting by Jenn La Volpe. Written and produced with Mitchell Epstein.
The debate over abortion rights has been prominent for decades in the United States, especially since Roe v. Wade. President-elect Barack Obama was a leader in the Illinois State legislature and the U.S. Senate in protecting a woman’s right to choose. He has stated that abortions should be legally available in accordance with Roe v. Wade. This report looks at what women in New York want Obama to do about the issue of abortion during his presidency.