"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.

Call to Action

August presents us with a great pro-life advocacy opportunity!
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Praying for Conscience and Courage

Kathy Langer, director of social concerns for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud, Minnesota, reflects on what it means to form one's conscience and shares the example of Catholic leaders who inspire her own work for the poor.
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The Need for the Conscience Protection Act of 2017 Questions and Answers

This question-and-answer article explains what conscience protection means and why the US bishops are advocating for legislation to protect health care workers who could be forced to participate in abortions and other procedures that violate their conscience.
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Urge the American Medical Association (AMA) to Oppose Assisted Suicide

The American Medical Association (AMA) is considering changing its decades-long position against doctor-prescribed suicide to one of "neutrality."
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Support the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act: Contact your Representative & Senators today!

The Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act (CWPIA) protects the religious liberties of child welfare service providers, including adoption and foster care agencies.
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Help Ensure Continued Delivery of Vital Human Services

Human service providers are dedicated to protecting the well-being of New Yorkers.
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Action Alert: Urge Senators to Disapprove Planned Parenthood Title X Funding Rule

We have an opportunity to encourage the Senate to restore the states’ ability to stop some of the federal funding to Planned Parenthood.
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Urge Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Act of 2017!

Now is the time to contact Congress and advocate for the protection of life and freedom of conscience.
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Take Action: Oppose Late-Term Abortion Expansion

New legislation has been introduced in the State Assembly that would increase late-term abortions in the state, empower non-doctors to perform abortions. Please urge your Assembly representative to oppose this extreme measure
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