Protecting Human Life

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

Take Action At NYCF’s Legislative Action Center

By Albany Update | Jan 15, 2022

Once upon a time, and not so very long ago, the website of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms did not include a feature that allowed voters to communicate directly with elected officials. In those days, when we wanted to encourage voters to e-mail their state legislators in opposition to same-sex “marriage,” we had to ask…

March For Life 2022: Equality Begins In The Womb

By Albany Update | Dec 30, 2021

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms wishes our fellow New Yorkers a happy and blessed New Year. As we ring in 2022, we wish to make our brothers and sisters in Christ aware of an upcoming pro-life event. On January 21, 2022, the annual March for Life will be held in Washington, D.C. As the event’s…

New York’s January Prayer Needs

By Albany Update | Dec 27, 2021

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms invites our friends and supporters to lift the following requests before the Lord in the month of January: That the Lord would protect the State of New York against the passage of unwise or evil laws in 2022, and that He would empower His people to speak out boldly for…

The 2021 Legislative Session In Review

By Albany Update | Dec 27, 2021

As we look back at events affecting New York politics and policy in 2021, Christian New Yorkers have a great deal to be thankful for. While New Yorkers have experienced great difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, and while some of those difficulties were made worse by onerous government mandates, we can be thankful that the…

FDA Loosens Limits On Abortion Pill Availability

By Albany Update | Dec 27, 2021

On December 16, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration removed some limits on the availability of abortion pills. Specifically, the FDA eliminated a requirement that abortion pills be picked up in person. The in-person rule was opposed by the American Medical Association, which reportedly argued that the requirement provided “no clear benefit to patients,”…

Manchin Says No To Biden’s Build Back Better

By Albany Update | Dec 27, 2021

On December 19, 2021, following weeks of Capitol Hill negotiations, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he would not support the current version of the so-called Build Back Better Act (BBBA), President Joe Biden’s massive social spending and climate change bill. Because the BBBA has no Republican support, and because the Senate is split 50-50…

Attorney General James Seeks Taxpayer Funds For Abortion Tourism

By Albany Update | Dec 19, 2021

The State of New York is a destination for many tourists. People travel from other states to visit the Empire State for its natural beauty, for its history, and for its arts and culture. Sadly, because of New York’s lax abortion laws, women also visit our state to have abortions. The case of Dobbs v.…

Assisted Suicide Activists Look To Reignite Debate

By Albany Update | Dec 19, 2021

As we approach the start of a new year, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and our allies are continuing to work against the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in New York. Of course, assisted suicide advocates are also getting ready to push their agenda in 2022. Recently, State of Politics reported that the misleadingly-named Compassion and…

Pro-Life Organizations Prepare For A Post-Roe America

By Albany Update | Dec 11, 2021

As the Supreme Court of the United States considers the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) and our allies at Family Policy Alliance (FPA) are preparing Christians for the Court’s decision next summer. If the Court overturns its disastrous abortion decision in Roe v. Wade (1973) and…

SCOTUS Hears Case That Could Overturn Roe

By Albany Update | Dec 6, 2021

On December 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the historic case that may lead to substantial changes in the Court’s treatment of abortion laws. In Dobbs, a Mississippi abortion clinic has challenged a 2018 state law that bans abortions after 15 weeks’…

Attorney General James Drops Case Against Pro-Life Protesters

By Albany Update | Dec 6, 2021

On November 16, 2021, New York Attorney General Letitia James withdrew a federal lawsuit (New York ex rel. James v. Griepp) against pro-life protesters. In June 2017, then-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued 13 Christians who protested outside a Queens abortion clinic called the Choices Women’s Medical Center. The lawsuit alleged that the protesters had obstructed…

Life After Roe

By Albany Update | Nov 24, 2021

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States of America is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This is the case the pro-life community has been waiting for. When the Court overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade Decision, legal jurisdiction regarding abortion will revert to whatever…

Pro-Life Community Urged To Pray For Dobbs Decision

By Albany Update | Nov 22, 2021

Matthew 19:26b: “With God all things are possible.” The Supreme Court of the United States is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on December 1, 2021. In Dobbs, the Court will determine whether a 2018 Mississippi law that protects unborn babies from abortion after 15 weeks’ gestation passes constitutional…

SCOTUS Vacates New York Abortion Case

By Albany Update | Nov 4, 2021

On November 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States made a good decision in an abortion-related case that was filed here in New York. In Albany v. Emami, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York and a group of other religious organizations filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2017 state…

Supreme Court Hears Texas Heartbeat Case

By Albany Update | Nov 4, 2021

On November 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments in two cases challenging the Texas heartbeat law: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson and United States v. Texas. The arguments did not focus on the issue of abortion itself; rather, as the Heritage Foundation pointed out, the arguments dealt with “procedural issues…

Hochul Lands Another Pro-Abortion Endorsement

By Albany Update | Oct 25, 2021

On October 14, 2021, Emily’s List—a political action committee that helps elect pro-abortion women to political office—endorsed Gov. Kathy Hochul for election in 2022. Founded in 1985, Emily’s List has endorsed high-profile candidates like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The word “Emily” in “Emily’s List” is an acronym…