In her first year as New York Attorney General, Letitia James (D-Brooklyn) has developed a reputation as an activist attorney general who is not shy about going after corporations and nonprofits alike. So far, Attorney General James has launched an investigation regarding potential antitrust law violations at Facebook; an investigation into the finances of the…

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On December 6, 2019, nine congressional Republicans introduced a pro-LGBT bill known as the Fairness for All Act (H.R. 5331). Sadly, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) is one of them. The Fairness for All Act is described as an attempt to reach a middle ground between religious institutions and LGBT interest groups. The Act would ban…

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The year 2019 has not been a good year for parental rights in New York. The enactment of the Bathroom Law and the Counselor Coercion Law, the regulatory attack on nonpublic schools in the name of “substantial equivalency,” and the repeal of the religious exemption to school vaccination requirements have eroded parents’ authority in regard…

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Multiple choice question: The week before Thanksgiving, what was on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s mind? (a) How to fix New York’s $6.1 billion budget deficit; (b) Whether he should have run for President in 2020; (c) What to eat for Thanksgiving dinner; or (d) How to more effectively promote a “transgender” agenda? At New Yorkers for…

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Proverbs 11:1: “A false balance is abomination to the Lord: but a just weight is his delight.” Over the past several years, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) has been a loud and consistent voice of opposition to New York government’s ongoing love affair with the gambling industry. We and our affiliate organization, New Yorker’s…

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As New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) prepares for the year ahead and for the continued battle to prevent the legalization of physician-assisted suicide, we are thankful for the allies who fight alongside us. New Yorkers for Life was formed in 2013 to fight against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s abortion expansion proposal. In 2015, the organization’s…

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By Denise Harle “You are effectively being compelled to undermine your own reason for being.” It is one thing to disagree with others’ religious beliefs — and another to bend laws and violate the Constitution to ensure they can’t live out their faith in their daily life and work. Yet Gov. Andrew Cuomo and some…

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For some time, the condition of New York City’s public housing has been nothing short of horrendous. Issues with refuse disposal, rodent infestation, mold, lead paint, and unreliable heat and electricity are well documented, as are the amateurish efforts made by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to trick federal inspectors by hiding some…

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On November 25, 2019, the Public Campaign Financing Commission voted to implement a new system of taxpayer-funded political campaigns in the State of New York. The Commission was (ill-advisedly) created by the State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo this year. Its mandate was to create rules for a new campaign finance system. According to the…

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