Protecting Human Life

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

Life Loses In State Ballot Proposals

By Albany Update | Nov 11, 2022

To put it mildly, Election Day 2022 was a setback for the pro-life movement in the United States. Five states voted on abortion-related ballot measures on Election Day, and the pro-abortion side prevailed in all five. According to Politico, the states of California, Michigan, and Vermont voted to add legal protections for abortion, while voters…

Hochul Claims God On Her Side Of Abortion Debate

By Albany Update | Oct 14, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul has served as governor of New York for just over a year. During her tenure, the Governor has signed six pro-abortion bills into law, has directed millions of dollars in state funding to abortion providers, has called for the passage of a state constitutional amendment to buttress abortion rights, has described pro-lifers…

Churches File Suit Challenging State Gun Law

By Albany Update | Oct 4, 2022

ALBANY, NY—Today, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and 25 churches, from 20 different counties, filed a federal lawsuit claiming that a New York gun control law passed in July 2022 violates the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. Rev. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following remarks:…

Senator Graham Proposes Limited Abortion Bill

By Albany Update | Sep 19, 2022

When the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade in June, it gave elected officials something that they had lacked for 49 years: The freedom to make policy on the issue of abortion. Republican elected officials have responded to that freedom in a variety of ways. Some—especially on the state level—have spoken…

New Research Raises Surrogacy Concerns

By Albany Update | Sep 19, 2022

In 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a budget bill that legalized paid surrogacy. In paid surrogacy, a woman is paid to carry a pregnancy to term, to give birth, and to relinquish custody of the baby to someone else once the baby is born. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms opposed the passage of paid surrogacy…

Pro-Life Candidates Should Proudly Stand By Convictions

By Albany Update | Sep 3, 2022

By overruling the Roe v. Wade decision that forced the United States to allow abortion on demand, the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization created a golden opportunity for the pro-life movement. Now, all 50 states are free to make their own abortion laws. Already, at least a dozen states have…

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…