By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Editor’s note. This appeared in the August issue of National Right to Life News. Please share with your pro-life family and friends. Editor’s note. This appeared in the Roanoke Times. The climate surrounding the reversal of Roe v. Wade is a swirling mess of hysteria …Continue reading "Women are being lied to about what pro-life movement seeks"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Last month the American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a poll that confirms what pro-life activists have always known: Most people don’t know how far Roe went. It also proves that most people want reasonable rules put in place to protect women and …Continue reading "Majority supports reasonable rules to protect unborn babies and their mother"
If 2,400 people are dying each day from a preventable cause, would not that constitute a crisis? If thousands of women everyday are left to grieve children lost to death, is that not a crisis? If boys and girls are losing brothers and sisters, friends and companions, without having an opportunity to mourn, is that not …Continue reading "What abortion really is: the taking of an innocent, unrepeatable life"
By Olivia Gans Turner, president, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Editor’s note. This letter to the editor appeared in the Roanoke Times on July 29. A July 25 letter from a Radford resident (‘Pro-life’ faction has grim history of violence) suggested that the pro-life movement is responsible for random acts of violence perpetrated by …Continue reading "Mainstream pro-lifers do not condone violence"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Editor’s note. The following appeared over the weekend in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. A recent Times-Dispatch editorial is correct. Going forward, abortion policies in Virginia absolutely must put patient-provider relationships first. It’s shameful that in 2020, radical members of the General Assembly who support abortion rights …Continue reading "Pregnant women need to know there is a network of support “to assist them in this critical, life-changing decision”"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) After pro-abortion vandals attacked four pregnancy care centers in Virginia following the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, Virginia’s pro-life Attorney General Jason Miyares took prompt action to condemn and call for investigations to identify the vandals. General Miyares has made it …Continue reading "State leaders take action to protect prolife pregnancy services in Virginia"
We’ve used these words for almost 50 years to clearly state our case — the right to kill unborn children was never a principle supported by, or even imagined by, our founding fathers. Thanks be to God, the U.S. Supreme Court made it very clear that abortion is not a constitutional right, and that it …Continue reading "The U.S. Supreme Court made it very clear that abortion is not a constitutional right"
By Patricia Stewart, Esq., Executive Director, MCFL It is critical that you act immediately to contact your state legislators, especially your State Senator, as there are efforts to move the Massachusetts assisted suicide bill forward – see the information below. You can easily reach your legislators by clicking on this Voter Voice link which will …Continue reading "URGENT Action Alert from Massachusetts Citizens for Life: Oppose Assisted Suicide Bill "
By Olivia Gans Turner, Director, American Victims of Abortion “Being Traumatized means continuing to organize your life as if the trauma were still going on–unchanged and immutable–as every new encounter or event is contaminated by the past.” Bessel Van Der Kolk, The Body Keeps Score Trauma, noun 1.a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. “a personal …Continue reading "Shouting, Protests, and Pain, Roe’s legacy of Trauma"
By Olivia Gans Turner, American Victims of Abortion This week a great lady with a huge heart passed away very suddenly. Her generous heart just stopped! So, on this Easter week, Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel, received her heavenly reward. Vicki was the loving wife of Dr. William Thorn, a college professor at Marquette …Continue reading "Vicki Thorn, foundress of Project Rachel and face of hope and healing for so many, passes away "
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) It was as extraordinary opportunity to be a part of this celebration day when the Virginia General Assembly voted to commend the 50 year anniversary of Virginia Society for Human Life’s founding. The lady in the chair at the center of the picture is …Continue reading "Virginia General Assembly commends the 50th year anniversary of Virginia Society for Human Life’s founding"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life As most of America knows, some states recently have provided greater protections to unborn children which have resulted in appeals to the Supreme Court. Most of the attention this past year has been on the Mississippi law that would prevent abortions after 15 weeks’ gestation …Continue reading "Abortion travel benefits? "