"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: Tell Congress No Late Abortion

On October 17 Cardinal Dolan called on the Senate to support and request a vote on this life-saving legislation which will protect pre-born children and their mothers from the horrors of late abortion.
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Good News! House Passes H.R. 36 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Great news! Late today the House passed H.R. 36 the Pain-Capable Unborn!
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Tell Congress Assisted Suicide is Not Healthcare

Please join your voice to theirs and urge your Representative to support the resolution which calls on the Federal Government to reject assisted suicide.
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Vote Expected Soon on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Your help is urgently needed to protect unborn children and women from late-term abortion.
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Take Action: Urge Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Act of 2017

Now is the time to contact your members of Congress and advocate for the protection of life and freedom of conscience.
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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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