Protecting Human Life

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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…

Pro-Abortion Extremists Firebomb Buffalo Pregnancy Center

By Albany Update | Jun 10, 2022

The Buffalo-area office of CompassCare—a pro-life pregnancy center—was firebombed early in the morning of June 7, 2022. Two firefighters were hospitalized after working to put out the fire, and the building suffered significant damage. A group of pro-abortion vigilantes that has engaged in arson attacks on other pro-life facilities around the country has taken credit…

Abortion-Related Violence Should Not Be Ignored At Democratic Debate

By Albany Update | Jun 7, 2022

Albany, NY—In light of this morning’s arson attack against a pro-life pregnancy center in Buffalo, it would be appropriate to raise issues surrounding abortion and abortion-related violence at this evening’s Democratic gubernatorial primary debate. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following remarks: “In recent weeks, pro-abortion violence has…

Lawmakers Fail To Reach Agreement On Abortion Amendment

By Albany Update | Jun 6, 2022

The regular 2022 state legislative session in Albany has come to an end, and the so-called “Equality Amendment”—an amendment that would extend constitutional protection to abortion, homosexual behavior, and transgenderism—has not received a vote in either house of the New York State Legislature. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made…

Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Suffer Legislative Loss

By Albany Update | Jun 6, 2022

The Pregnancy Center Report Bill is a mean-spirited, anti-life bill that will allow the New York State Department of Health to harass pro-life pregnancy centers with onerous information requests. Sadly, this bill has passed both houses of the State Legislature and awaits action by Gov. Kathy Hochul, who is expected to sign it into law.…

2022 End-of-Session Abortion-Related Legislation

By Albany Update | May 31, 2022

As the 2022 legislative session draws to a close, the New York State Legislature is considering a plethora of bills relating to the topic of abortion access. This memorandum will detail the reasons that New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) opposes these bills. Bill S.758-Biaggi/A.1926-Reyes (the Abortion Access Fund Act): This legislation would create an…

State Poised To Set A Priority On Hospice And Palliative Care

By Albany Update | May 28, 2022

According to Crain’s New York Business, the state of New York ranks last in the nation in hospice utilization. This ranking is unfortunate. Hospice and palliative care practitioners manage the symptoms of patients experiencing serious or terminal illnesses, and they help to keep those patients comfortable. A proposed bill in the New York State Legislature…

Abortion Industry Prepares For A Post-Roe New York

By Albany Update | May 21, 2022

In anticipation of an upcoming Supreme Court decision that could fully or partially overturn Roe v. Wade, the abortion industry in New York is gearing up for an increased level of activity. Specifically, abortion clinics anticipate that such a decision could result in a significant increase in the number of women coming from pro-life states…

Effort Afoot To Expand Abortion At Taxpayer Expense

By Albany Update | May 21, 2022

The Reproductive Freedom and Equity Program Act (Bill S.9078-Cleare/A.10148-A-Rules (Gonzalez-Rojas)) (RFEPA) is one of many abortion-related bills released in recent weeks following the leak of a draft Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade (1973). Although abortion was legal in New York before Roe, and although abortion availability was expanded in New York when then-Gov.…

Hochul Campaign Goes Heavy On Abortion

By Albany Update | May 21, 2022

Ever since Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was published by Politico on May 2, 2022, there has been a flurry of legislative activity amongst pro-abortion New York politicians. In a sickening display of devotion to the abortion industry, the abortion-friendly pols have introduced bill after bill that would…

Pro-Abortion Forces Target Pro-Life Advocacy

By Albany Update | May 14, 2022

Following the recent leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the evil and indefensible 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, some abortion supporters have responded with violence and harassment directed at pro-life organizations and individuals. Early in the morning of May 8, 2022, the office of Wisconsin Family Action (WFA), the Badger…

The Democrat Vision For A Post-Roe New York

By Albany Update | May 4, 2022

The recently-leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has been confirmed as authentic by Chief Justice John Roberts. While the draft is only preliminary, and while the justices could still change their minds about the case, the draft does indicate that a majority of the Court supports overturning…

Dobbs Draft Points To Possible Pro-Life Decision

By Albany Update | May 3, 2022

A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization indicates that as of February 2022, a majority of the Court supported overturning the Court’s disastrous 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade. If the report is accurate, and if no justices get cold feet about overturning Roe, the Court will…

Equality Amendment Would Enshrine Progressive Agenda In State Constitution

By Albany Update | Apr 30, 2022

On May 10, 2022, left-wing activists intend to rally in Albany in support of a proposed constitutional amendment known as the Equality Amendment. The event website asserts that “none of us [is] equal until we are all equal – in our lives, in our institutions, and under the law,” and urges readers to “join the…