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Roe: An Anniversary Not Worth Celebrating

On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States released its infamous decision in Roe v. Wade, holding that a fundamental right to privacy guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution included a right to abortion. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following…

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Rest In Peace, J.J. Hanson

Albany, NY – J.J. Hanson, President of Patients’ Rights Action Fund and advocate for the terminally ill, passed away on December 30, 2017. Many friends of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms will remember J.J., as we were privileged to host him as a speaker at our 2016 Legislative Day in Albany. A Marine Corps veteran, husband,…

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House Passes Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted, 237-189, to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (PCUCPA) (H.R.36-Franks). The PCUCPA would ban abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation except in cases of rape, incest, or endangerment to the life of the mother; the bill previously passed the House of Representatives in 2013 and 2015. Members of New…

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New York Court of Appeals Rejects Assisted Suicide

Today, the New York Court of Appeals released its decision in the case of Myers v. Schneiderman. In this case, the plaintiffs sought to establish a “right” to physician-assisted suicide under the Constitution of the State of New York. In a 5-0 decision, the Court of Appeals has rejected the plaintiffs’ claims and has affirmed…

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NYCF Applauds Trump’s Rollback Of Reckless Transgender Military Policy

Today, President Donald Trump announced that he would rescind the Obama-era policy of allowing military servicemembers to identify as “transgender,” dress as members of the opposite sex, and use opposite-sex facilities. Rev. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following remarks: “President Trump’s announcement is a victory for common…

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Court Of Appeals To Hear Assisted Suicide Arguments

Albany, NY – On May 30, 2017, the New York Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case of Myers v. Schneiderman. In this case, the plaintiffs argue that the state’s ban on assisted suicide violates the New York State Constitution. Stephen P. Hayford, Esq., New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, has the following…

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President Donald Trump Issues Executive Order on Religious Liberty

Washington, DC – Today, President Donald Trump signed an executive order declaring that it is the policy of his administration to vigorously protect religious liberty. Rev. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following remarks: “President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious liberty is an important step in the…

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Andrew Cuomo Is New York’s Governor, Not Its King

Albany, NY – Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the latest salvo in his longstanding regulatory onslaught upon the People of the State of New York. This latest regulatory attack forces health insurers—in the name of “nondiscrimination”—to cover assisted reproductive technology (ART) for persons who wish to become pregnant without engaging in heterosexual intercourse. Rev. Jason…

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NYCF Congratulates Neil Gorsuch On His Confirmation

Today, the United States Senate voted, 54-45, to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch as the newest Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Rev. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, made the following remarks: “New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms congratulates Judge Neil Gorsuch on his confirmation to the Supreme…

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