Influencing Legislation and Legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Andrew Cuomo Is New York’s Governor, Not Its King

Albany, NY – Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the latest salvo in his longstanding regulatory onslaught upon the People of the State of New York. This latest regulatory attack forces health insurers—in the name of “nondiscrimination”—to cover assisted reproductive technology (ART) for persons who wish to become pregnant without engaging in heterosexual intercourse. Rev. Jason…

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Moment of Silence Bill (S.895-Amedore)

The Moment of Silence Bill would require public school students to observe a one-minute period of silent reflection at the start of each school day. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms supports this legislation and believes that it will benefit students by giving them an opportunity to organize their thoughts, relax, and—should they so choose—pray in…

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New State Budget Offers Little To Be Enthused About

At long last, the 2017-2018 New York state budget has been passed. As per usual, the budget was a mixed bag. One major question that was resolved in this budget was the question of whether 16- and 17-year-old offenders should continue to be tried as adults in New York’s criminal justice system. The Governor and…

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Asm. Marcos Crespo Sponsors Pro-Life Budget Amendment

“If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small. If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain; If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth…

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Calling All Mental Health Professionals

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” (II Corinthians 5:17) Those who read the Albany Update on a regular basis are familiar with the Counselor Coercion Bill (Bill S.263-Hoylman/A.3977-Glick), an anti-faith, anti-family, anti-freedom measure that has passed the New…

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