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Girl Scouts consider policy change to include trans-gender children

By NYCF | Apr 21, 2016

WNYT.com, April 21, 2016 “New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, an evangelical Christian advocacy group released a statement in response to the GSNENY proposal. It reads, ‘Parents should be able to expect that their daughters will be physically and emotionally safe when they attend Scouting activities. That physical and emotional safety is compromised if and when…

Cuomo: No non-essential state travel to North Carolina

By NYCF | Mar 30, 2016

AuburnPub.com, March 30, 2016 “Gov. Andrew Cuomo is protesting the adoption of a law in North Carolina… [Cuomo has] issued an executive order…banning non-essential state travel to the Tar Heel State… Last week, North Carolina state legislators approved legislation that reversed a Charlotte ordinance allowing transgender residents to use public restrooms corresponding with their gender…

North Carolina Governor's Office Fires Back At Cuomo

By NYCF | Mar 29, 2016

WGRZ.com, March 29, 2016 “Vermont’s governor has joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo [in] instituting a ban on state sponsored travel to North Carolina… The developments represent the latest fallout [from] North Carolina adopting a statewide law…to block a Charlotte City Council bathroom ordinance that, among other things, would have allowed transgender people to use…

Regulations Limit "Gay Conversion" Therapy for Minors in New York

By NYCF | Feb 27, 2016

WXXINews.com, February 8, 2016 “Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued executive orders to stop therapists from providing so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’ for New York minors…” “Jason McGuire, executive director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, a statewide Christian Advocacy group based in Rochester, believes the governor is inappropriately using his executive power to enact regulations that…

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Cuomo to ban use of conversion therapy on LGBT youth by public and private health insurers

By NYCF | Feb 26, 2016

New York Daily News, February 7, 2016 “Gov. Cuomo will announce regulations Saturday that will ban public and private health care insurers from covering so-called gay conversion therapy [in certain contexts], the Daily News has learned…” “‘We have supported, and continue to support, the rights of people who have unwanted same sex attractions to seek…

NY finalizes ban on transgender discrimination

By NYCF | Feb 26, 2016

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, January 20, 2016 Rev. Jason McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, “said his group has been consulting with lawyers and will likely move ahead with a legal challenge now that the rules [on discrimination based upon gender identity] have been finalized.” “‘I believe we will be taking this…

Lobbyists bring ‘right to die’ issue to state Capitol steps

By NYCF | Feb 26, 2016

WNYT Channel 13 News, January 12, 2016 The assisted suicide bills “‘don’t take into account the needs for protection for patients who are elderly, who are infirmed, who are disabled,’ [argued] Stephen Hayford of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms. He also [contended] that insurance companies might be more inclined to pay [for] life ending drugs…