"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.

Take Action: Urge Congress to Move the Conscience Protection Act Forward!

"We now urge Congress to move this vital legislation forward as part of this year's must-pass appropriations package," Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop Lori said.
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Urgent Action Needed on Contraceptive Mandate

On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Zubik v. Burwell and related cases challenging the Health and Human Services (“HHS”) mandate.
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Conscience Protection Act

For years we’ve asked Congress to reform federal laws on conscience rights, especially to protect individual and institutional health care providers who object to abortion—good people like Cathy Cenzon-DeCarlo, R.N., who was forced to participate in a late-term abortion ag
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Action Needed on HHS Decision

On June 21 we received the shocking news that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared, contrary to the plain meaning of current federal law, that the state of California can continue forcing all health plans under its jurisdiction to cover elective abortions.
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Urge Congress to Support the Russell Amendment

Contact your Senators and Representatives and urge them to protect religious institutions from discrimination by supporting the Russell amendment!
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Take Action Today!

Please tell your member of the House of Representatives that you expect him or her to uphold the rights to human life.
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Urgent Need for Action on the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA)

For years we have asked Congress to reform current federal laws on conscience rights, especially to protect individual and institutional health care providers who object to abortion.
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Take Action: Protect the Rights of Pro-Life Health Care Providers!

Now is the time to urge Congress to protect the right of conscientious objection to abortion. Please urge your elected representatives to support the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA).
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Take Action: Urge State to be Pro-Women and Pro-Life

Let’s Be Pro-Women and Pro-Life! Please continue to urge your New York State representatives to pass the nine individual bills to benefit women.
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