Influencing Legislation and Legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ.

NYCF’s November Prayer Needs

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms covets the prayers of our friends and supporters across the State of New York. We are acutely aware that our efforts to influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ are futile if God’s power is not in those efforts. In the month of November, we ask that our…

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Voter Guide Seeks To Educate And Empower Electorate

New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation’s 2018 Voter Guide has launched! This year’s free, nonpartisan voter guide is up, running, and available at NewYorkFamilies.org. Christian New Yorkers who use our custom-designed voter guide can type in their respective addresses and—with just a few keystrokes—access information about candidates running for statewide, congressional, and state legislative offices. Are…

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Demands Democratic Increase

Between World War II and the present day, the New York State Senate has been fully or partly controlled by the Republican Party for all but three years.[1] While New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is not a partisan organization, and while we enjoy strong relationships with legislators in both parties, it cannot be denied that…

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NY-24 Race Profile: Katko v. Balter

As we look ahead to Election Day 2018, Albany Update is profiling congressional and State Senate races. One key congressional race is the race in New York’s 24th congressional district. Located in central New York, the 24th congressional district is a swing district that leans slightly Democratic. Represented by Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei from 2013…

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Gosnell Film Succeeds Despite Opposition

Many pro-life New Yorkers remember the harrowing 2013 trial of Kermit Gosnell, the Pennsylvania late-term abortionist who was found guilty of murdering three babies that survived abortions at his clinic. Gosnell was also convicted of “involuntary manslaughter, 21 felony counts of illegal late-term abortion, and 211 counts of violating an informed-consent law”; he was given…

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NYFRF Releases Non-Partisan Voter Guide

Friends, New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation hopes that you have made plans for Tuesday, November 6, 2018—and we hope that they involve voting. At NYFRF, we educate, encourage, and equip Christians for effective participation in New York government. We believe it is crucially important for voters to be equipped with reliable, nonpartisan information about candidates…

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NY-1 Race Profile: Gershon v. Zeldin

Last week, Albany Update profiled a key Central New York congressional race in New York’s 22nd congressional district. This week, we are profiling the race in New York’s 1st congressional district on eastern Long Island. In that race, Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin seeks his third term in Congress; he is opposed by Democratic challenger Perry…

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SD-50 Race Profile: Antonacci v. Mannion

Friends, Election Day is fast approaching.Tuesday, November 6 will be here before you know it. As we look ahead toward Election Day, one key State Senate race to watch is the race in Senate District 50. This central New York district includes the western portion of the City of Syracuse and several nearby towns. Senate…

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State Senate Direction Hinges On November Election

The following bills were considered in the New York State Legislature this year: Abortion expansion;The Bathroom Bill;The Counselor Coercion Bill (which would ban licensed mental health professionals from helping minor clients overcome unwanted same-sex attraction);The Boss Bill (which would ban pro-life nonprofits from having pro-life employee conduct policies); The Abortion Pill Insurance Mandate Bill; and…

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Tish James Seeks Additional Abortion Access Fund

Late last month, the pro-abortion National Institute for Reproductive Health announced the kickoff of a campaign to create a new taxpayer-funded abortion access fund in the City of New York. Unfortunately, New York City Public Advocate and Democratic Attorney General candidate Letitia “Tish” James supports this campaign. Despite the fact that the State of New…

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