Since its founding in 1982, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) has lobbied the New York State Legislature in support of Christian principles. Throughout that time, we have sought to fulfill our mission: To influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ. While our mission is unchanged in 2021, our methods will be much…

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Last July, both houses of the New York State Legislature passed the Jonah Bichotte Cowan Law to protect pregnant mothers who experience pre-term labor. The Jonah Bichotte Cowan Law (Bill S.8525-Montgomery/A.2770-C-Bichotte) was introduced by Asm. Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Brooklyn). The bill is named for the Assemblywoman’s deceased son. Asm. Bichotte recently shared her personal experience with…

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In preparation for the 2021 legislative session, Republican and Democratic members of the New York State Senate have chosen their respective leaders. On December 15, 2020, the 20-member Senate Republican Conference unanimously elected Sen. Rob Ortt (R-North Tonawanda) to continue in the role of Senate Minority Leader. Sen. Ortt first assumed this leadership role in…

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On December 6, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden announced that he intends to appoint California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). For two reasons, the HHS post is an important one. First, the HHS secretary will likely be a point person for the incoming administration’s efforts to combat the…

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Isaiah 40:8: “The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.” For many years, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms’ affiliate organization—New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation—has held a weekly Legislative Bible Study during the legislative session in Albany. Held in the Legislative Office Building across the street from the…

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Micah 6:8: “He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?” New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms works in Albany to influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ. In so doing,…

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Luke 20:25: “And [Jesus] said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s.” The mission of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is to influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ. In so doing, we seek to exert influence in four policy areas:…

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Matthew 19:4-6: “And [Jesus] answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no…

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Genesis 4:9-10: “And the Lord said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother’s keeper? And [the Lord] said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother’s blood crieth unto me from the ground.” New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) is New York’s evangelical Christian…

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By Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director It’s often easy to get caught up in the cultural trappings of the Christmas holiday and lose sight of its true meaning. Sometimes, all of the good things surrounding Christmas (the cookies, caroling, decorating, etc.) can cause us to lose focus on the point of the day: The celebration…

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