Protecting Human Life

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

Grieving Parents Seek Stillbirth Support

By Albany Update | Aug 7, 2022

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 24,000 children—nearly 70 per day—are stillborn each year in the United States. As an insightful recent article by Diana Dombrowski of the Rockland/Westchester Journal News makes clear, stillbirth is a deeply traumatic experience for parents. (According to the article, “stillbirth” is defined as a delivery in which…

A Pro-Life Setback In The Sunflower State

By Albany Update | Aug 7, 2022

On August 2, 2022, voters in the state of Kansas had an historic opportunity to amend their state constitution to protect unborn babies. Unfortunately, Kansas voters failed to take that opportunity; the amendment was defeated, 59%-41%. In 2019, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the Kansas Constitution contains a “right” to abortion. The proposed Value…

House Passes Contraception Bill Lacking Religious Liberty Protections

By Albany Update | Aug 2, 2022

On July 21, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the so-called Right to Contraception Act (H.R. 8373-Manning) by a vote of 228-195. Like the names of many other liberal bills, the name of this bill is misleading. According to Washington Watch, the Right to Contraception Act “could stop states from banning chemical abortions, prevent…

President Biden’s Big Abortion Problem

By Albany Update | Jul 16, 2022

President Joe Biden has a big abortion problem. The Roe v. Wade decision has been overturned, abortion on demand is no longer the law of the land, and his administration can’t do much about it. On June 24, 2022, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe…

Governor Hochul Campaigns Hard For Abortion Access

By Albany Update | Jul 16, 2022

Since the Supreme Court of the United States released its history-making decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on June 24, 2022, Gov. Kathy Hochul has been busy working to promote abortion access here in New York. The day the Dobbs decision was announced, Gov. Hochul kicked off a comprehensive public education campaign concerning…

An Analysis Of This Summer’s Special Session

By Albany Update | Jul 8, 2022

On July 1, 2022, the New York State Legislature approved two damaging measures in a backlash against the Supreme Court’s recent decisions in New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn. v. Bruen (which held that New York’s “concealed carry” law violated the Second Amendment) and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (which overturned the so-called…

Public Officials Spin Personal Abortion Stories

By Albany Update | Jul 5, 2022

In recent weeks, as the abortion issue took center stage in the nation’s political discourse, three prominent government officials in New York disclosed their personal involvement in abortion. In early May, after the Supreme Court’s draft decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health was leaked to the media, New York Attorney General Letitia James spoke…

This Month’s Prayer Needs Focus On Pro-Life Matters

By Albany Update | Jun 24, 2022

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms invites our brothers and sisters in Christ across the Empire State to join us in lifting the following requests to the Lord during the month of July: That the Lord would extend divine protection to the members of the Supreme Court of the United States and their families; That the…

RELEASE: SCOTUS Speaks; Roe Has Fallen

By Albany Update | Jun 24, 2022

Albany, NY—The Supreme Court of the United States has made history. Today, the Court released its final decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In Dobbs, the Court overruled its constitutionally groundless 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following comments: “Since…

Pro-Abortion Anarchists Call For ‘Night of Rage’

By Albany Update | Jun 23, 2022

On May 30, 2022, a pro-abortion extremist group calling itself Jane’s Revenge posted an online manifesto calling for a “night of rage” in the United States if the Supreme Court’s infamous Roe v. Wade decision was overturned. The group’s manifesto openly calls for political violence. It encourages pro-abortion sympathizers to “get angry,” to “express this…

Tenney Calls For Federal Investigation Into Pro-Abortion Violence

By Albany Update | Jun 17, 2022

In a recent letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, 124 members of Congress called upon the federal government to treat the recent outbreak of pro-abortion violence against pro-life organizations as domestic terrorism. According to The Denver Gazette, the letter was penned by Reps. Scott Franklin (R-FL), Claudia Tenney (R-NY), and Mike Johnson (R-LA). Signers…

Meet The New Boss—Same As The Old Boss

By Albany Update | Jun 17, 2022

Pro-life New Yorkers, do you remember when Gov. Andrew Cuomo called us “extreme conservatives” who had no place in the state of New York? Gov. Cuomo made that infamous remark in January 2014 and was (justifiably) pilloried for it by conservatives of all stripes. The previous year, a Cuomo-supported abortion expansion bill had failed by…

Gov. Kathy Hochul Signs Extremist Abortion Bills

By Albany Update | Jun 13, 2022

Albany, NY—Today, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a set of divisive and extreme abortion-related bills. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following remarks: “As everyday New Yorkers cope with runaway inflation and sky-high gas prices, Gov. Kathy Hochul is busy making sure New York abortionists have free rein to…

Democratic Debate Moderators Ignore Abortion-Related Violence

By Albany Update | Jun 10, 2022

In recent weeks, pro-abortion violence has become a national issue. Pro-life pregnancy centers have been defaced with pro-abortion messages in Maryland, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, while the offices of pro-life advocacy groups have been damaged in arson attacks in Oregon and Wisconsin. The June 7 arson fire at CompassCare’s pro-life pregnancy center in Buffalo made…

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Meet In Debate

By Albany Update | Jun 10, 2022

On June 7, 2022, the three Democratic candidates for governor of New York—Gov. Kathy Hochul, U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, and New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams—participated in a debate in New York City. During the debate, Gov. Hochul defended herself against attacks on her record on crime, gun issues, and ethics. Rep. Suozzi criticized…

Governor Kathy Hochul Offers Cold Comfort To Pro-Life Community

By Albany Update | Jun 10, 2022

The Buffalo-area office of CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center, is recovering after being set on fire in a June 7, 2022 arson attack. According to CompassCare CEO Jim Harden (pictured above), the arsonist or arsonists broke windows and lit two different fires in the building. No one was injured in the attack, but two firefighters…