Influencing Legislation and Legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Promoting Strong Families

Marriage is the lifelong union of one man and one woman, and each child should–
whenever wise and possible–be raised in a stable family unit by his or her own mother and father.

Sessions Takes Important Step Toward Restoring Gender Sanity

By NYCF | Feb 17, 2017

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…

North Carolina Bathroom Law Still The Law Of The Land

By NYCF | Dec 26, 2016

Last week, conservatives won a major victory in North Carolina’s ongoing bathroom battle.   In March of this year, the State of North Carolina passed House Bill Two, an innovative law that created statewide protections against opposite-sex bathroom use in schools and places of public accommodation. The law was passed in reaction to an ordinance…

Bringing Back The Family

By NYCF | Dec 20, 2016

In a recent article entitled “The American Dream Is Dying,” Christian columnist David French notes several troubling trends in American society. Recent statistics show that American life expectancy has decreased, that many younger Americans are unlikely to be more prosperous than their parents were, and that there is an uptick in heroin-related deaths. In French’s…

Canadian Law Sends Confusing Message Concerning Family

By NYCF | Dec 11, 2016

In 2017, children and young people grow up within varied family structures. As Western societies move away from faith in God and embrace the norms (or lack thereof) of the Sexual Revolution, divorce, cohabitation by unmarried couples, single parenting, and same-sex parenting have become relatively commonplace. In Ontario, Canada, a misleadingly named new law called…

Gov. McCrory Attacked For Speaking Truth About Gender

By NYCF | Oct 17, 2016

After signing H.B. 2 (North Carolina’s common-sense bathroom law) earlier this year, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R-NC) is in the political fight of his life. Gov. McCrory is running for re-election this fall, and he is under attack from his opponent—Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper—and from national groups because he believes that men do…

Buffalo School Board Adopts Transgender Policy

By NYCF | Oct 12, 2016

The Obama Administration’s effort to impose “transgender” ideology upon public schools is unfortunately working. The Board of Education of the Buffalo City School District is the latest school board to embrace gender confusion within the context of school restrooms and locker rooms. Last week, the Board of Education voted 8-1 to implement a new policy…

NYC Case Reveals Problems With New Definition of Parent

By NYCF | Oct 12, 2016

Albany Update recently reported on a case in which the judges of the New York Court of Appeals took it upon themselves to redefine parenthood. In Brooke B. v Elizabeth C., the Court held that an adult without a biological or adoptive relationship with a child may still seek custody and visitation rights if clear…

New Cuomo Reg Promotes Transgender Agenda

By NYCF | Oct 9, 2016

Since he entered office in 2011, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made LGBT causes a major priority. During his first year in office, the Governor pushed a same-sex “marriage” bill through the Legislature and signed it into law. Over the past year, the Governor has taken executive actions to push transgenderism, to disfavor change therapy for…

NYFRF Joins Lawsuit Challenging Obama's Bathroom Bullying

By NYCF | Oct 4, 2016

As Albany Update has previously reported, Gloucester County Schl. Bd. v. G.G.—the case in which a “transgender” Virginia student sued her school district for not allowing her to use opposite-sex restroom and locker room facilities—may be heard by the Supreme Court of the United States. While the Court has not yet decided whether to hear the…

Students Face New Threats to Privacy

By NYCF | Sep 13, 2016

When children return to school in September, typical parents may be concerned about how things will go. Will their child’s teacher be effective? Will their child learn what he is expected to learn? Get along with his classmates? This year, parents have a new concern: Will there be opposite-sex students in my child’s locker room?

NY Court of Appeals Redefines Parenthood

By NYCF | Sep 6, 2016

Apparently, the New York Court of Appeals was not satisfied that our state government redefined the institution of civil marriage in 2011.

Sexuality And Gender Report Questions Scientific Basis of “Born This Way” Belief

By NYCF | Aug 25, 2016

A landmark report, published in the Fall 2016 issue of The New Atlantis, is poised to change the progressive narrative regarding the origins of sexual orientation and issues of gender identity. Examining research from the biological, psychological, and social sciences, this report shows that some of the most frequently heard claims about sexuality and gender…

Next Up: Incest?

By NYCF | Aug 19, 2016

During the same-sex “marriage” battle here in New York, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms warned that legalizing same-sex “marriage” could open the door toward other marriage redefinitions. The American Civil Liberties Union has already tried to make the case for a constitutional right to plural marriage, and those efforts have been paralleled by efforts to…

Christian Conference Offers Hope And Healing For Sexually Broken

By NYCF | Aug 15, 2016

Love & Truth Network “equips Christian groups to offer love and a journey of transformation to Christians…experiencing relational and sexual brokenness. We come alongside pastors, leadership teams and educators to develop specific and relevant healing solutions for themselves and those they serve.”

Supreme Court Puts Temporary Stop On Transgender Bathroom Order

By NYCF | Aug 5, 2016

Albany Update previously reported on the case of a “transgender” Virginia student suing her school district for not allowing her to use opposite-sex restroom and locker room facilities. The student, who uses the name Gavin Grimm, sued the Gloucester County (Va.) School Board last year. After a federal district court ruled against Grimm, the U.S.…

Massachusetts Families Push Back On Bathroom Law

By NYCF | Jul 23, 2016

For nearly a decade, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms has fought against the passage of a Bathroom Bill in New York. While Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive action on transgender issues was a setback, NYCF has been successful in preventing similar provisions from becoming state law.