PROTECTING HUMAN LIFE

Protecting Human LifeThe Bible teaches that each person is made in the image of God, and that human life is sacred. Abortion is morally wrong, is the primary justice issue of the 21st century, and should be unlawful unless it is medically necessary to save a mother's life. Given the unfortunate legality of abortion, NYCF PAC supports legislative proposals that would make abortion significantly rarer. Specifically, NYCF PAC supports legislation that would require waiting periods, informed consent, and prior ultrasounds, that would make taxpayer funding unavailable for abortion, that would ban sex selection abortion, and that would mandate parental involvement in abortion decisions made by minors. NYCF PAC also supports legislative efforts to provide legal protections for unborn children and for children born alive following abortions. NYCF PAC opposes abortifacient pills and the morning-after pill. NYCF PAC supports legislation to protect against human cloning, embryo-destructive stem cell research, euthanasia, and assisted suicide.

Senate Republicans Face A String Of Retirements

Three Members of the New York State Senate announced last week that they would not seek re-election to their respective posts. On April 27, longtime Sen. John Bonacic (R-Mt. Hope) announced that he would retire from the Senate at the end of this year. Sen. Bonacic, 75, has served in the Senate since 1999, and…

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Senate Democrats Make Strides In Special Elections

On Tuesday, April 24, 11 special elections were held across New York to fill vacant seats in our State Legislature. The results of those elections will not affect the balance of power in the New York State Assembly, which currently includes 105 Members of the Democratic Conference and 41 Members of the Republican Conference. However,…

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What Would A Senate Democratic Majority Leader Mean For Social Issues?

Recently, it was reported that the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC)—which has been in existence in the New York State Senate since 2011—was reuniting with the rest of the Senate Democratic Conference. Thus far, it appears that the reunification is taking effect. For Democrats, reunification is not the goal; it is merely a step toward the goal. The…

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NY Gubernatorial Update: Nixon Challenges Cuomo

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms PAC  has previously reported on the potential for a big-name Democratic primary challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his bid for re-election this year. That potential has now become a reality. On Monday, March 19, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced her candidacy for Governor of New York. Nixon, 51, is a…

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Percoco, Close Advisor To Cuomo, Convicted

On March 13, 2018, a federal jury convicted Joe Percoco—a former close advisor of Gov. Andrew Cuomo—of three felonies: “[Conspiracy] to commit honest-services fraud, conspiracy to commit honest-services wire fraud, and solicitation of bribes and gratuities.” The federal government had charged Percoco with accepting $300,000 in bribes. Specifically, evidence revealed that Percoco secured a lucrative “low-show” job for his…

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