Towns Aide On Bed-Stuy Abortion Rate: ‘It Needs to be High’

The Brooklyn Ink, a publication from the Columbia Journalism School, published a piece yesterday that looks at the sky-high abortion rate in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, where more than half of pregnancies are terminated.

Included in the article was a quote from Edna Johnson, who serves on the local community board and who doubles as a longtime aide to Congressman Ed Towns, and who argued that more people in the neighborhood should in fact be having abortions: Read More

Towns Aide On Bed-Stuy Abortion Rate: ‘It Needs to be High’