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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.

Dutch Proposal Expands Euthanasia Eligibility

By Albany Update | Oct 21, 2016

In recent years, the Netherlands has become known for its liberal policies on euthanasia. A new proposal would make the situation even worse. Dutch health and justice officials are seeking to legalize euthanasia for persons who “‘have a well-considered opinion that their life is complete,’” but are not terminally ill or experiencing great suffering. One report…

Lawsuit Filed Against CA Tissue Procurement Businesses

By NYCF | Oct 17, 2016

Planned Parenthood’s bloody business is in the news once again. In California, “[the] Orange County District Attorney’s Office is suing two related Yorba Linda medical companies [DaVinci Biosciences and DV Biologics], claiming they’re illegally profiting off of the sale of fetal tissue” obtained from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that…

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America Reaches Consensus On Abortion

By NYCF | Oct 4, 2016

Given the way that many pro-abortion politicians loudly champion their cause, and given the way that many ostensibly pro-life politicians are so reluctant to talk about their beliefs, it would be easy to reach the conclusion that most Americans support abortion at any time and for any reason. However, this is not the case. Recent…

Ask The AMA to Continue Its Opposition to Physician-Assisted Suicide

By NYCF | Sep 27, 2016

At the present time, the influential American Medical Association (AMA) is opposed to physician-assisted suicide. However, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) reports that the AMA may consider changing its approach and taking a “neutral” stance on this important public policy issue. According to the NRLC, “[at] its July 2017 annual meeting, the AMA…

The Opioid Crisis

By NYCF | Sep 18, 2016

Over the past few years, the New York State Legislature has focused a good deal of attention on the issue of opioid abuse. (Opioids consist of prescription pain relief drugs like morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone, and fentanyl, as well as non-prescription drugs such as heroin.) Opioid abuse has become a major health issue in New…

President’s Proposed Reg Protects Planned Parenthood’s Profits

By NYCF | Sep 18, 2016

As President Barack Obama enters the waning months of his presidency, conservative observers are doubly on guard against administration efforts to promote left-wing priorities. There is concern that the President may make last-ditch moves on his way out the door that nudge American public policy even further in the direction of the European-style social democracy…

Democrats Continue To Delay Zika Funding

By NYCF | Sep 13, 2016

No pro-life American should be surprised to see liberal Members of Congress fighting for tax dollars for Planned Parenthood. The slavish devotion that left-wing pols show to the nation’s largest abortion provider is nauseating, but expected. However, U.S. Senate liberals have now managed to stoop to a new low: Holding up Zika virus treatment funding…

Mt. Vernon Mayor Against Assisted Suicide

By NYCF | Aug 19, 2016

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms appreciates it when an elected official takes an outspoken public stand for righteousness. Earlier this summer, a New York mayor did exactly that.

NFL's Benjamin Watson Takes Stand For Life

By NYCF | Aug 15, 2016

It is refreshing when a well-known individual is willing to use his or her celebrity to take a stand for life. Recently, Benjamin Watson—a tight end for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, and an outspoken Christian—did exactly that.

Researchers Call For Recognition Of Abortion As Cause Of Death

By NYCF | Aug 5, 2016

A new study has raised the question of whether abortion should be acknowledged as a cause of death when vital statistics are collected.

Charges Against David Daleiden Dismissed

By NYCF | Jul 29, 2016

Pro-life Americans received welcome news last week when the remaining felony charges against the makers of the infamous Planned Parenthood videos were dropped.

NYCF Pushes For Pro-Life License Plates

By NYCF | Jul 23, 2016

Albany Update has previously reported that the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is working on new regulations that would reinstate its special license plate program.

"Choose Life" License Plates Stuck In Bureaucratic Traffic

By NYCF | Jul 8, 2016

The issue of special license plates in New York is rearing its head again.

Millennials Trending Pro-Life

By NYCF | Jul 8, 2016

A recent poll conducted by the Barna Group for Students for Life of America contains encouraging findings regarding young Americans’ attitudes toward abortion.

Supreme Court Abortion Decision A Setback

By NYCF | Jun 29, 2016

Last week, Justice Anthony Kennedy joined his four liberal colleagues on the Supreme Court in overturning a 2013 Texas abortion law.

Senate Leader Dubious About Assisted Suicide

By NYCF | Jun 20, 2016

Earlier this month, State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-East Northport) was asked about his views concerning physician-assisted suicide.