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McGuire Offers Remarks Following Mass Shooting In Buffalo

By Albany Update | May 14, 2022

Rochester, NY—Ten people were killed at a Buffalo supermarket Saturday in a heinous mass shooting. Three others were injured. The gunman appears to have been motivated by racism. Jason J. McGuire, executive director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, offered the following remarks upon hearing the tragic news. “An 18 year-old kid drives 200 miles…

AG James Calls For Increased Abortion Funding; NYCF Responds

By Albany Update | May 9, 2022

Albany, NY—New York Attorney General Letitia James (D-NY) and state lawmakers introduced legislation Monday to create a new program within the New York Department of Health to increase funding for abortion providers and abortion-minded entities. The following remarks can be attributed to Jason J. McGuire, executive director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms: “Attorney General…

NYCF Reacts To Leaked Draft And Possible Downfall Of Roe

By Albany Update | May 2, 2022

Albany, NY—In an unprecedented leak, a draft copy of a U.S. Supreme Court majority opinion has been leaked to Politico, showing that the Court is preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade in deciding the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. The following statement can be attributed to Jason J. McGuire, executive director of New…

Trial Court Overturns Hochul’s Mask Mandate; Appeal Anticipated

By Albany Update | Jan 25, 2022

Rochester, NY—Yesterday, Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker of the County of Nassau ruled against the Hochul administration in a legal challenge to the administration’s COVID-19 mask mandate for indoor spaces, including schools. Judge Rademaker found that the mask mandate was unconstitutional, and that the state’s Department of Health lacked the authority to impose it. The…

U.S. Supreme Court Beats Back Biden Administration’s OSHA Overreach

By Albany Update | Jan 13, 2022

Rochester, NY—Earlier today, in a 6-3 decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Department of Labor, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked the enforcement of the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for workers whose employers have 100 or more employees. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF),…

NYCF Issues Statement On The 20th Anniversary of 9/11

By Albany Update | Sep 11, 2021

Rochester, NY—On the 20th anniversary of the Attack on America, Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF), offered the following remarks: “Twenty years ago today, as thousands fell to cowardly acts of terrorism, our nation experienced the evil of sin in our world. It was raw and it was real.…

NDAA Amendment Shows Woke DC Now Cancelling Rosie the Riveter

By Albany Update | Jul 30, 2021

Senate Armed Services Committee approves an amendment that would require women to register for the draft—the Family Policy movement responds WASHINGTON, D.C.—As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) continues to make its way through the Senate, Family Policy Alliance and the alliance of state-based family policy councils raise the alarm that now Woke D.C. is…

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Rules in Favor of Catholic Adoption Agency

By Albany Update | Jun 17, 2021

Rochester, NY—Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Fulton v. Philadelphia. The Court ruled unanimously against the City of Philadelphia, which had refused to refer foster children to Catholic Social Services due to the agency’s unwillingness to place children in same-sex households. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New…

NYCF Reacts To ‘Guilty’ Verdict For Derek Chauvin and Justice For George Floyd

By Albany Update | Apr 20, 2021

Upon hearing the news of today’s verdict, Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, stated: “Isaiah 30:18 declares, that ‘the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.’ Our nation has a long road to walk to heal the divisions within it, but whenever we…

NYCF Hosts “Legislative Day 2021: A Digital Day of Action”

By Albany Update | Mar 16, 2021

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF), New York’s statewide evangelical Christian advocacy organization, holds its first-ever Digital Day of Action today. NYCF Executive Director Jason J. McGuire made the following comments: “For decades, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms has held its annual Legislative Day in Albany on the third Tuesday in March. This year, COVID-19 and social…

NYCF Calls For Truly Independent Cuomo Investigation

By Albany Update | Feb 28, 2021

Rochester, NY—Jason J. McGuire, executive director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, responded to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D-NY) announcement that he would be appointing his own investigator to look at sexual harassment allegations lodged against him, saying: “Governor Andrew Cuomo has indicated that he will appoint a retired judge to serve as an independent investigator.…

‘Equality Act’ Passes House of Representatives, Moves to U.S. Senate

By Albany Update | Feb 25, 2021

Rochester, NY—The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5, the so-called Equality Act, today by a vote of 224-206 (unofficial). The Equality Act would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill would give biological males access to female-only spaces (including women’s shelters) across the nation, would create unfair conditions for female…

Congressional Members Urged To Course Correct In Equality Act Vote

By Albany Update | Feb 25, 2021

On Thursday, February 25, a floor vote is expected in the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R. 5, the so-called Equality Act. Because this bill would actually create unfairness instead of correcting it, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms calls upon members of New York’s congressional delegation to vote “no.” Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of…

National Coalition Launches ‘Promise To America’s Children’

By Albany Update | Feb 24, 2021

A coalition of national-level and state-level organizations recently unveiled an important new initiative called the Promise to America’s Children. The Promise to America’s Children is a national movement encouraging lawmakers and parents to commit themselves to supporting laws that protect children’s health, children’s safety, and children’s relationships with their parents. The Promise to America’s Children…

NYCF Reacts To Revelation Of Cuomo’s Death Count Coverup

By Albany Update | Feb 12, 2021

Albany, NY—In an extraordinary turn of events, Melissa DeRosa—the highest-ranking aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo—recently apologized to Democratic members of the New York State Legislature, acknowledging that the Cuomo administration had refused to share full and complete information on COVID-19 deaths of nursing home residents. Worse yet, DeRosa reportedly admitted that the administration’s refusal to…

NYCF Offers Holocaust Remembrance Day Remarks

By Albany Update | Jan 27, 2021

Rochester, NY—January 27 marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Accordingly, the annual date is designated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Jason J. McGuire, executive director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, offered the following remarks: “On this International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor the memory of the six million Jewish lives lost…