Influencing Legislation and Legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Pro-Lifers Protest Planned Parenthood

On February 11, 2017, pro-lifers across the United States gathered outside Planned Parenthood clinics to protest the continued federal funding of the abortion giant. According to ChristianNews.net, “[demonstrations] took place in a reported 45 states and at over 200 Planned Parenthood locations, from California to Alabama, to New York and Florida, with some gatherings drawing…

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Obamacare Repeal Proving Tricky For Republicans

Imagine that you are in a time machine. That time machine takes you back to February 2011…or February 2012…or even February of last year. Once you are back in the past, someone asks you, “Wouldn’t it be great if Republicans took control of both Houses of Congress and the White House in 2016, and had…

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Sessions Takes Important Step Toward Restoring Gender Sanity

Last year, the Obama Administration rocked the nation when the Education Department and the Justice Department issued a “guidance” document relating to transgender issues. In that document, the federal government made a thinly-veiled attempt to strong-arm public schools across the United States into allowing students confused about their gender identities to use opposite-sex facilities in…

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Sen. Diane Savino Declares Physician-Assisted Suicide To Be ‘Safe’

As most pro-lifers know, the pro-abortion movement has used words like “safety” and “choice” to define their position for quite some time. Pro-abortion advocates nearly always describe themselves as “pro-choice”; this phrase is designed to take the listener’s focus away from the grisly reality of the abortion “choice.” In past years, pro-abortion advocates often stated…

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#FalteringFaso Continues To Stumble

It was sad to see a representative with so much promise fail so miserably. In a floor vote, Rep. John Faso (R-Kinderhook), representing New York’s 19th Congressional District, chose to support Planned Parenthood and the Obama Administration over his pro-life base. On February 16, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on H. J. Res.…

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Legislative Day Discounts End March 7

Have you registered for Legislative Day 2017 yet? March 21 will be here before you know it! New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and our affiliate organization, New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation, have a jam-packed, informative, and encouraging day prepared for you and for hundreds of other Christians from across the state. In addition to hearing…

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NYCF Releases 2017-2018 State Legislative Agenda

As a Christian organization, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms seeks to influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ. Legislatively, we exercise our influence by protecting human life, promoting strong families, preserving religious liberty, and proclaiming justice and mercy. NYCF recently released our 2017-2018 State Legislative Agenda. This document is a useful tool that…

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Life-Affirming Cord Blood Bank Opens in Syracuse

On February 9, years of pro-life efforts came to fruition in Syracuse, New York upon the opening of the Upstate Cord Blood Bank at Upstate University Hospital. The Upstate Cord Blood Bank will harvest blood from the umbilical cords of newborn children so that the stem cells within that blood can be used for research…

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New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms Heads to D.C.

This week, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is headed to Washington, D.C. While most of our work is done in Albany, NYCF also seeks to influence federal legislation for the Lord Jesus Christ. Through our involvement in the Family Policy Alliance, we join Christian allies from across the country to articulate a Christian perspective on…

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‘Sanctuary State’ Bill Passes Assembly

Illegal immigration was a major issue in the 2016 presidential primaries and in the 2016 general election. Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump made it a priority to lay out his concerns about illegal immigration and border enforcement, and to discuss measures he might take to address those concerns. Now that President Trump has entered…

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