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Last week on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act, which enshrines Roe’s protections into state law and decriminalizes abortion. Unsurprisingly, the Act enraged conservatives, prompting many to call for Cuomo’s excommunication.
Fox & Friends addressed the controversy Monday morning in a segment featuring Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York. Dolan railed against the Act, claiming that “independent observers” have called it “ghoulish,” “grisly,” and “gruesome.”