NYC bars must serve pregnant women

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For the first time, New York City is prohibiting bars and restaurants from refusing pregnant women alcohol.

The City’s Human Rights Commission says to do so would be to use safety as an excuse to discriminate.

“The New York Times” reports there are 18 states that deem serving alcohol to pregnant women an act of child abuse, though some research shows alcohol in moderation may not be harmful to an unborn child.

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