New Yorkers for Life was initially formed as a single-issue coalition focused on opposition to abortion expansion. The Statement of Principles below reflects that focus. As of 2015, New Yorkers for Life has broadened its focus to include opposition to physician-assisted suicide. Today, we are a diverse, statewide coalition formed to protect and respect innocent human life from its beginning to its natural end.
That New York State deserves better than a reckless policy of abortion expansion. On principle, we oppose Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed abortion expansion act, as well as any other bill that would further liberalize existing state laws on abortion. This is what we believe: