Help VSHL Stop Right-to-Abortion Amendment By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Today, July 1, 2020, pro-life laws that took years to establish in Virginia’s code will be ripped away as the new laws passed in the 2020 General Assembly go into effect. Pro-abortion groups will have much to celebrate, but …Continue reading "July 1st, 2020: A Bad Day for Virginia’s Women and Children, A Good Day for Abortionists"
By Olivia Gans Turner Radical pro-abortion politicians like Governor Ralph Northam (who declared abortion an “essential service” when he shut down the state due to COVID-19), Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw, and abortion promoters like Planned Parenthood are determined to permanently legalize taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand up until birth and beyond, by amending the Virginia Constitution. We …Continue reading "Should Virginia add a Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Constitution?"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Believe it or not the month of May is halfway over already. We celebrated all mothers last Sunday and now we are turning attention to end of the school year activities for our young people. Pro-life Playwright Makes Play Available to Support Pro-life Groups …Continue reading "Pro-life opportunities still available in Virginia this month and this summer!"
You can help Stop the Right-to-Abortion Amendment by completing the 2020 Commonwealth Abortion Survey Today By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Radical pro-abortion politicians like Governor Ralph Northam (who declared abortion an “essential service” when he shut down the state due to COVID-19), Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw, and abortion …Continue reading "Stop the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) I wanted to share a couple of things with you today. The first is our Spring 2020 Newsletter, the Virginia Pro-Life Report. You can download a copy of the newsletter here. The newsletter has several articles including ones on the 2020 General Assembly Session, the annual Rose Delivery …Continue reading "VSHL Spring 2020: Virginia Pro-Life Report"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) There are so many amazing people doing wonderful things to provide health care and medical services at this time. VSHL wants to send a word of gratitude to every nurse, doctor, medical technician, hospital staffer, paramedic, pharmacist, home health care worker, etc. We are …Continue reading "Pro-life Heroes and Heroines around Virginia during the time of COVID-19"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life How can we change the minds of people who defend the killing of unborn children? It’s not easy. Research on persuasion suggests that shared values make a big difference. Persuasion is very difficult when people think accepting a new view means rejecting their core values …Continue reading "On closer inspection the values of pro-choice people actually support a pro-life conclusion."
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life While we all attempt to adapt to new rules to keep our loved ones safe from Coronavirus, COVID-19, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam still thinks it makes sense to allow abortion facilities in the Commonwealth to continue to kill babies! On Wednesday, March 25th, the Governor …Continue reading "Va. Pro-Life Action Alert: Tell Governor Northam Abortions are not Essential Health Care!"
By Calvin Freiburger February 24, 2020 – The Trump administration may continue to enforce a rule mandating that recipients of federal planning funds, such as Planned Parenthood, separate themselves from abortion activities, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The administration’s Protect Life Rule requires “clear financial and physical separation between Title X-funded projects …Continue reading "9th Circuit court upholds Trump rule that led to Planned Parenthood losing $60M"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life It is urgent that pro-life citizens contact their legislators to oppose SB 733/HB 980 right away. Pro-Abortion politicians in the House of Delegates tried to ram through SB 733 without proper notice or a hearing. Also this week the Senate will hear the companion bill …Continue reading "VIRGINIA ACTION ALERT: Pro-Abortion Bill being Voted on Soon"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) In a powerful showing that pro-life Virginians will not stand by while pro-abortion forces in the new General Assembly pass bills that only protect abortionists, concerned citizens gathered on the Capitol steps last Thursday. Pro-lifers marched around Capital Square in opposition to bills that pro-abortion …Continue reading "Thousands of Pro-life Virginians Stand to Oppose Radical Pro-abortion Agenda at the General Assembly"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Sometimes there is a bright spot, even on the darkest days. Tuesday was one of those at the General Assembly. The only pro-life bill to make it out of committee thus far this year was passed in the Senate. Senate bill SB 920 (Patron …Continue reading "Finally, Some Good News in Virginia"