By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) We have all had a few days to stop and take stock of the elections two weeks ago. The outcome has only begun to send all the shockwaves that some of us anticipate come the opening of the 2020 General Assembly. Pro-abortion bills popping …Continue reading "We will never give up because there are lives to protect!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) So many TV ads, political mailers, phone calls, tweets, texts, emails, and social media messages. It seems like Election Day will never come. But it does, and it is tomorrow! Everything that we have worked so hard to do in order to protect innocent …Continue reading "The Clock is ticking to save Virginia Values … and Lives!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) One after another pro-abortion Hollywood celebrity has chimed in or actually made an appearances in neighborhoods in Virginia where many candidates for the General Assembly are in very tight races. Actor Alec Baldwin, a member of the Board of Directors for the liberal, pro-abortion …Continue reading "Why is Hollywood so interested in Virginia’s November 5th elections?"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Only days ago, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new, first of its kind law that will require all tax-payer funded public universities to make chemical abortion available to students. That’s right, the Governor of California has decided it is reasonable to force the …Continue reading "Will your tax dollars pay for abortion on Virginia campuses?"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Radical pro-abortion politicians like Governor Ralph Northam, abortion providers like Planned Parenthood and their activist supporters are determined to push for abortion-on-demand up until birth and beyond, all paid for with YOUR taxpayer dollars. We are just as determined to prevent Virginia from becoming …Continue reading "2019 Virginia Pro-Life Survey: Your Response Needed Without Delay!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) This year’s VSHL Camp Joshua 2019 is over and was another great success. The campers had fun, made friends, heard interesting speakers on a range of topics and began their training to become the pro-life leaders of the future. The comments from one camper …Continue reading "Camp Joshua 2019—Another Great Success—and a look ahead to the 2019 elections"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Editor’s note. Even if you do not have teenagers of your own, you can help Camp Joshua by donating here. This comment from a recent Camp Joshua attendee will give you some idea why Camp Joshua is so important. “While I was convicted in my …Continue reading "What is Camp Joshua? Why is Camp Joshua important for your teen to attend?"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life In a three hour session Thursday held in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Judge Henry E. Hudson heard the closing arguments in the case of Falls Church Medical Center, LLC v. Oliver. The plaintiffs are challenging four Virginia laws on …Continue reading "Federal Judge hears closing arguments in pro-abortion challenge to four Virginia abortion laws"
By Olivia Gans Turner, VSHL President Spring in Virginia is always beautiful and no less busy for pro-lifers than any other season. A court case in Richmond, multiple primary elections, speeches to mark the 100 year anniversary of women’s suffrage, the annual VSHL Oratory Contest, and an exhibit booth at the Home Educators Association of …Continue reading "Virginia Society for Human Life’s Spring News Roundup"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Federal District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson, in a shocking decision handed down Monday, struck down a Virginia law that prohibits advanced practice clinicians, including nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants, from performing abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy. Laws requiring that “physicians only” …Continue reading "Federal Judge ignores Supreme Court ruling to overturn Va. law requiring that only physicians perform first trimester abortions"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) In response to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s obnoxious comments about allowing abortion survivors to be left to die, there has been a renewed push to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act through Congress. Unfortunately, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) is preventing a vote …Continue reading "Action Alert: Contact your Member of Congress about the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Last week, on the eve of the enormously successful Rally and March for Life, VSHL held a special event to honor the courageous pro-life stand taken by state Delegate Todd Gilbert (R-15), the House Majority Leader during the tumultuous 2019 session of the General …Continue reading "Virginia Society for Human Life Honors Pro-Life House Majority Leader and Pro-life Speaker of the House"