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Protecting Human Life

The Bible teaches that each person is made in the image of God, and that human life is sacred.

Cuomo’s Annual Address Fills Liberal Laundry List

By Albany Update | Jan 20, 2019

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave his annual budget address on January 15, 2019, but his address went far beyond dollars and cents. According to the New York Post, the Governor “unveiled a new $178.8 billion budget long on his progressive agenda aspirations but often short on details of execution.” The Governor also covered a wide range…

TAKE ACTION: Abortion Expansion Vote Expected January 22

By Albany Update | Jan 17, 2019

On Tuesday, January 22, the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly are expected to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the disastrous Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade by passing a trifecta of anti-life bills. One of the three bills is the Boss Bill (S.660–Metzger/A.584–Jaffee), which would make it unlawful for…

Rosenthal Believes Chicks, Not Babies, Deserve Protection

By Albany Update | Jan 12, 2019

“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in…

For Andrew Cuomo, It’s Never Enough Abortion

By Albany Update | Jan 12, 2019

On January 7, at a rally with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Barnard College in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for the passage of a state constitutional amendment guaranteeing the “right” to abortion. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is already looking to pass abortion expansion legislation in the first 30 days of this…

Cuomo Announces ‘Justice Agenda’, But Offers None For The Unborn

By Albany Update | Jan 5, 2019

On January 1, 2019, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave his inaugural address on Ellis Island and was sworn in to a third term as Governor of New York. Gov. Cuomo declared his intent to pass “‘the most progressive agenda’” in the history of the Empire State. According to the Governor, his “‘justice agenda’” will include “ending…

Abortion Fight Calls For Moral Clarity And Courage

By Albany Update | Dec 30, 2018

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and our pro-life allies face a very difficult struggle in the coming weeks, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and majorities of each House of the State Legislature are intent on passing abortion expansion legislation. To be blunt, our odds of success are quite low. Nevertheless, we will continue to stand for…

Democratic Socialists Seek Single-Payer Healthcare

By Albany Update | Dec 30, 2018

One especially ominous item on the Left’s Albany wish list for 2019 is a government takeover of health insurance. Many new members of the New York State Legislature, including some self-avowed Democratic Socialists, promised voters that they would advocate for this extreme and unwise proposal. A government takeover of health insurance—known as a single-payer system—would…

Governor Andrew Cuomo Lays Out A Liberal Agenda For New Legislative Session

By Albany Update | Dec 22, 2018

On Monday, December 17, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave a speech at the New York City Bar Association setting forth his legislative priorities for the New Year and declaring “independence” from the policies of the federal government under President Donald Trump. To put it mildly, some of the Governor’s priorities need adjusting. According to the Democrat…

Dr. Collins, Please Reconsider Your Support For Fetal Tissue Research

By Albany Update | Dec 22, 2018

At New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, we are heartened by the pro-life advances made under the Trump administration. Those advances include the re-implementation of the Mexico City Policy, which bars recipients of foreign aid from the United States from performing abortions or advocating pro-abortion policies; the legislative reversal of an Obama executive action relating to…

New York Needs Prayer As We Face A New Year

By Albany Update | Dec 17, 2018

As we look ahead to January 2019, it is quite possible that New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms has never needed prayer as urgently as we do now. To put it simply, the dramatic power shift in the New York State Senate that occurred on Election Day means that the many legislative victories with which the…

United States Comes To The Aid of Persecuted Middle Eastern People

By Albany Update | Dec 17, 2018

“For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper. He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy. He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight” (Psalm 72:12-14). The United…

New Hope Files Federal Challenge To Protect Its Religious Freedom Rights

By Albany Update | Dec 11, 2018

Earlier this year, New Hope Family Services—a Christian nonprofit adoption provider, foster care placement agency, and pregnancy center based in Syracuse—received a letter from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services stating that New Hope would be required to change its adoption policies or stop providing adoptions altogether. The policy that OCFS…

Capital Region Account Makes Case For Keeping Abortion In The Criminal Code

By Albany Update | Dec 9, 2018

Last week, the Albany Times Union reported that a Saratoga County man was arrested after allegedly “pushing his fists onto the stomach of a 26-week-pregnant woman [in] an attempt to cause a miscarriage.” The man, one Stephen Miller of Gansevoort, fled the scene and was later arrested in the City of Mechanicville. Miller has been…

Single-Payer Health Care: Another Big Government Proposal

By Albany Update | Dec 9, 2018

According to State Sen. Gustavo Rivera (D-Bronx), a self-described “downstate lefty” who is the ranking Democratic Member of the Senate Health Committee, an amended version of a single-payer health care bill is coming soon. Sen. Rivera is the Senate sponsor of the proposed the New York Health Act, a disastrous proposal which provides for a…

Pro-Choice Perry Gershon’s ‘Disgusting’ Mailer Should Be Denounced

By Albany Update | Nov 4, 2018

In the days and weeks leading up to an election, things can get nasty. Some people refer to the fall political season as “the silly season.” However, based on a recent Long Island campaign mailing, it might be more apt to call it “the sordid season.” Several days ago, Democratic congressional candidate Perry Gershon released…

Gosnell Film Succeeds Despite Opposition

By Albany Update | Oct 19, 2018

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…