"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

Take action on legislative and other issues in New York State. See below for information and alerts on issues.

For public policy matters in New York State, the state’s bishops have set up the  Catholic Action Network, New York State Catholic Conference (CAN) .Register here to receive information and alerts on legislation and other issues.

The National Committee for a Human Life Amendment here is dedicated to pursuing this vision. The organization’s objectives include educating citizens, developing pro-life legislative networks, and offering programs in support of pro-life legislation. View or register to receive action alerts here.

New York State Catholic Conference 2019 End-of-Session Round-Up

The New York State Legislature wrapped up the 2019 session in the early morning hours of June 21, 2019 view the major issues tracked by the Catholic Conference and their outcome.
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Join us in thanking the Department of Health and Human Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that it will discontinue research conducted within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) involving the use of human fetal tissue.
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Support Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

Legislation designed to intimidate and silence pro-life pregnancy centers has passed through a Senate Committee. The bill, S.2264 would force pregnancy centers to disclose to prospective clients the services.
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Urge Nurses Association to Maintain Opposition to Assisted Suicide

The National Association of Catholic Nurses-USA (NACN-USA) is sounding the alarm about a troubling proposal on assisted suicide being contemplated by the American Nurses.
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Urge lawmakers to oppose the Equality Act!

The Church must uphold the dignity of each and every human being. 
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Born-Alive Legislation Deserves a Vote in the People’s House

We are saddened and shocked by state legislatures proposing and even passing laws to expand abortion.
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Contact your senators and representative today and urge them to oppose the Equality Act!

Congress will soon vote on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, sweeping legislation that would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the definition of sex throughout federal law. The Church seeks to promote justice and human dignity, and so Catholics are opposed to unjust discrimina
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Tell your House Leaders that Assisted Suicide does not belong in MN

Tell House of Representatives Leadership to Say No to Assisted Suicide Legislation
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Take Action Alert: Urge Congress to Stop Infanticide

Please urge your senator to co-sponsor and push for a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
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Bishop John Barres on the Abortion Expansion Act

In this special video Bishop Barres encourages us to contact our local legislators, elected officials, and continue to pray for a conversion of minds and hearts among the citizens of our State and our elected officials. 
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A Statement from the Catholic Bishops of New York State

The Governor and legislative leaders have promised to pass a dangerous proposal called the "Reproductive Health Act" on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
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Tax dollars should NOT be funding abortion. Tell Congress NOW.

Stop federal tax dollars from being used to provide or promote abortion.
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