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? "
Bill to prevent infanticide Fails in Virginia State Senate By Olivia Gans Turner Thank you to all those who made one last ditch effort to save the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection bill. The Senate Education and Health Committee dropped it from the docket this past week, refusing to give the bill a hearing. The …Continue reading "Virginia Senate Democrats Kill Born-Alive Infants Protection and Informed Consent"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life In a vote of 52-48 along party lines, members of the House of Delegates yesterday voted to pass HB 304, introduced by Del. Nick Freitas (R-30). The next step for this bill, HB 304, is to go to the Virginia Senate. This is a sensible …Continue reading "Virginia House of Delegates moves to provide life-saving protection for babies who survive abortion attempts in the later months of pregnancy!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, president, Virginia Society for Human Life Safe Haven Law Expansion This week saw the passage out of the State Senate of a bill to extend the Virginia safe haven law from 14 days to 30 days. This would allow a desperate mother who has just given birth more time to seek …Continue reading "Virginia General Assembly Update and Action Alerts!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life You have heard it said over and over that “elections have consequences,” but you may not believe it. Well, let me tell you it is absolutely true here in Virginia! Never more so than this year. That is why Virginia Society for Human Life is …Continue reading "It really does matter how you vote this year! Lives depend on it!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life The candidates are traveling all over the state trying to reach as many people as possible in the hopes of drawing more voters to their team. They make many stops along the way, giving speeches, talking to individuals and groups, spelling out what matters in …Continue reading "Election Day in Virginia Only Six Days Away!"
By Olivia Gans Turner Election Day is only 11 days away. Yesterday a Monmouth University poll showed pro-life Glenn Youngkin and pro-abortion Terry McAuliffe deadlocked at 46 percent each. Pro-abortion forces are pulling out all the stops to turn out their pro-abortion voters. According to US News and World Report, “NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia, another abortion …Continue reading "Latest poll show Youngkin and McAuliffe tied"
By Olivia Gans Turner Have you seen them? Those dreadful pro-abortion commercials supporting Terry McAuliffe and other Democratic candidates for various offices, including Lt. Governor and Attorney General? Well, the latest one tells us something very important about Terry’s plans for Virginia. It also tells us something vitally important about Glenn Youngkin. The ad shows …Continue reading "New Pro-Abortion Ads Prove Beyond a doubt Terry McAuliffe Wants to be Virginia’s Abortion Governor"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Terry McAuliffe, Democrat candidate for Governor, wants to be the “Abortion Governor.” He supports adding a Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution. This Amendment would eliminate the parental consent law, legalize partial-birth abortions, and achieve Delegate Tran’s goal of eliminating any limitations on abortion right …Continue reading "Stop the Virginia Right-to-Abortion Amendment—It’s Up to You!"
“If a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother.” — Virginia Governor Ralph …Continue reading "Sign Your Pledge to Stop Planned Parenthood & Pro-Abortion Politicians from making Abortion-on-Demand Up to Birth and Beyond the Law in Virginia!"
By Olivia Gans Turner Mrs. Turner is the founder and director of American Victims of Abortion. She had an abortion herself in 1981. Another weekend and another so-called “Women’s March” has come and gone. The “Women’s March” was predictably loud and angry, and it was touted as representing the voices of American women who supposedly …Continue reading "When I see pro-abortion marches, I see decades of pain and injury still bleeding and crying out for healing"