Press Releases and Updates

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January 15, 2019

Statement from Protecting Modern Families Coalition on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

The Protecting Modern Families Coalition today issued a statement on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State proposal that would lift the ban on surrogacy agreements in New York State.


January 3, 2019

Advocacy Groups Launch Campaign to Protect Modern Families

New York, NY – Family Equality Council today announced the launch of a campaign to advocate for policies in New York State that support families who rely on advances in medical assistance to have children. The Protecting Modern Families Coalition will focus on passage of the Child Parent Security Act during the 2019 state legislative session. This critical legislation will modernize New York law to support and protect families that utilize assisted reproductive technology, such as in vitro fertilization or gestational surrogacy.

 

Media Coverage

NBC News (02/07/2019)

NBC News (02/07/2019)

 
Commentary by Karen Loewy and Evan Wolfson in  The Advocate  (01/26/2019)

Commentary by Karen Loewy and Evan Wolfson in The Advocate (01/26/2019)

 
Coalition launch coverage from POLITICO (01/03/2019)

Coalition launch coverage from POLITICO (01/03/2019)

 
Coalition launch coverage from LGBTQ Nation (01/04/2019)

Coalition launch coverage from LGBTQ Nation (01/04/2019)