"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.

Update on Conscience Protection Act

Unfortunately, the U.S. Congress failed to enact the CPA as part of the 2018 omnibus spending bill, as we hoped. We urge you to contact Congress over their failure to act.
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Catholic Bishops’ Statement on US Senate Failure to Pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities called the Senate’s failure to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act “appalling”.
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“Say No to Abortion Expansion in the state budget!” We Need You to Take Action NOW!

Governor Andrew Cuomo has released the details of his Executive Budget for 2018-2019. Included in his package of budget bills is a non-fiscal "women's agenda" bill that would expand late-term abortions in New York State.
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TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to reinstate DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

The Catholic Church in New York State stands with the Dreamers. Please take a moment to urge your Congressional representatives to work together to resolve this matter.
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ACTION ALERT: Urge Congress to Enact Pro-Life Legislation

We have great news! This Friday, January 19, the U.S. House of Representatives has scheduled a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
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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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Oppose Doctor-Assisted Suicide

Please let your Senate and Assembly representatives know that you strongly oppose the legalization of assisted suicide, and urge them to vote "no" should the bill come before them for a vote.
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Call to Action

August presents us with a great pro-life advocacy opportunity!
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