February 11, 2019
©Norma Bessouet in On The Issues Online in Fall 2012 issue

Merle Hoffman | February 2019

There are certain moments that I'll always remember and often think of when I need a reminder of why I do what I do. This is one of them: I call it, "The Love of Strangers."
August 3, 2018
Volunteer escorts welcome women outside Choices and shield them from anti-abortion protesters, rain, snow or shine.


Is New York supportive of abortion rights? As one of the first states to legalize it and as a state considered the “Abortion Capital of America,” one might think so. But if you looked at what happens at Choices every Saturday morning you could have another view. Even before I moved to our current location on Jamaica Avenue in 2012, the large organized anti-abortion protests began.
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