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In re: Legalization of Prostitution

Multiple Members of the New York State Legislature have stated their support for the legalization of prostitution. Because prostitution objectifies and commodifies women, this proposal should be rejected.

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The Reproductive Health Act: Fact vs. Fiction

The Reproductive Health Act was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on January 22, 2019. Unfortunately, many misconceptions exist regarding the RHA. This flyer is designed to dispel those misconceptions so that readers may gain an accurate understanding of the law’s provisions.

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In re: Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide (S.3947-Savino/A.2694-Paulin)

Bill S.3947-Savino/A.2694-Paulin would reverse New York’s long-standing ban on assisted suicide, and would allow physicians to prescribe lethal drugs to certain terminally ill adults that formally request such drugs. Physician-assisted suicide represents a complete abdication of our moral responsibility to persons suffering from terminal illnesses. Rather than caring for such persons with the utmost sensitivity…

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Healthy Teens Act S.1030-Rivera/A.1083-Gottfried

The Healthy Teens Act (Bill S.1030-Rivera/A.1083-Gottfried) would create a new stream of taxpayer funding for “age-appropriate” comprehensive sex education in New York’s public schools. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms opposes this legislation because it would not constructively address the problems of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases among New York’s youth.

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New York Health Act (S.3577-Rivera/A.5248-Gottfried)

The New York Health Act would create a government-controlled single-payer health insurance system in the State of New York. This bill would likely lead to poorer health outcomes, could lead to the rationing of health care, would endanger religious liberty, and would be fiscally unsustainable.

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Child-Parent Security Act (Paid Surrogacy) (A.1071-A-Paulin)

The Child-Parent Security Act (CPSA) is a pernicious piece of legislation that does absolutely nothing to promote the important policy goal of security and stability in parent-child relationships; instead, the bill would make it legal for prosperous New Yorkers to rent the wombs of lower-income women through paid surrogacy contracts. The CPSA’s other major flaws…

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Making Indigent Funds Available to Planned Parenthood S.470-Rivera/A.1080-Glick

The proposed legislation would make Planned Parenthood clinics eligible for bad debt and charity care funds. Given that Planned Parenthood’s worldwide operation boasts over $1 billion in assets, and given that Planned Parenthood already receives hundreds of millions in public funds, the organization is not in need of additional monies. More importantly, Planned Parenthood is…

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