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Virginia’s 2017 Governor’s Race: Where do the Candidates stand on Life?

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On November 7, Virginians will decide whether they will vote for a governor who will protect unborn children in the Commonwealth, or whether they will vote for a

Virginia’s 2017 Governor Race: Will your vote count for the babies?

(Left to right) Oliva Gans Turner, president, Virginia Society for Human Life, Ed Gillespie, and Karen Cross, NRLC Political Director

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On November 7, Virginians will decide whether they will vote to protect unborn children in the Commonwealth, or whether they will line themselves up in agreement with those

Pro-life Gillespie narrowly ahead in Va. Gubernatorial contest in latest Monmouth poll

Pro-life Ed Gillespie (left) and pro-abortion Ralph Northam

By Dave Andrusko I live in Virginia so I knew from the get-go that the gubernatorial contest between pro-life Republican Ed Gillespie and pro-abortion Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam would be a barn-burner right down to November

Pro-life Gillespie draws even with pro-abortion Northam in Virginia

Pro-life Ed Gillespie (left) and pro-abortion Ralph Northam

By Dave Andrusko A pitch for money by incumbent pro-abortion Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia , who is not up for re-election until 2018, drew me to a Suffolk University Poll which also talks about this year’s race

Virginia’s 2017 Governor’s Race: A Test of “Swing-State Politics”?

Pro-life Ed Gillespie (left) and pro-abortion Ralph Northam

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director In November, voters will choose between pro-life candidate Ed Gillespie and pro-abortion candidate Ralph Northam to be the next governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. National Right to

National Right to Life Endorses Ed Gillespie in Virginia Gubernatorial Republican Primary

WASHINGTON – National Right to Life today announced its endorsement of Ed Gillespie in the Virginia Gubernatorial Republican primary on Tuesday, June 13. “Ed Gillespie is a strong advocate for life. As governor, he would support and

Pro-Abortion Gov. McAuliffe vetoes bill to defund Virginia abortion promoters

Olivia Gans Turner

No contracts would have gone to providers “that perform abortion” By Dave Andrusko Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed HB2264, a common sense bill that would have ensured that legitimate Virginia healthcare programs

Virginia bill to prioritizes Title X money goes to Governor McAuliffe

Virginia Delegate Ben Cline

No contracts to providers “that perform abortion” By Dave Andrusko The Virginia Senate today joined the Virginia House in passing a bill that would end federal Title X funding for abortion providers and redirect it to community

Va. House re-prioritizes Title X money

Virginia Del. Ben Cline

No contracts to providers “that perform abortion” By Dave Andrusko One week after passage in a subcommittee, and five days after passage by the full House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions, the Virginia House of Representatives

Virginia House passes resolution designating January 22 a “Day of Tears”

Virginia Delegate Ben Cline

By Dave Andrusko It is only a resolution by the Virginia House of Delegates, but coming two days before the inauguration of pro-life Donald Trump and four days before the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, it

Va. Gov. McAuliffe vows to veto the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Pro-abortion Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

By Dave Andrusko In 2013, many pro-lifers in Virginia knew little about then gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe who eventually defeated pro-life Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. They knew he was pro-abortion. How could he not be? McAuliffe

Virginia Lt. Gov. Northam and Gov. McAuliffe will work hard to prevent the advancement of the life-saving Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Do you know how pro-abortion Virginia’s Lt. Governor Ralph Northam is? Well, he just made public comments opposing HB-1473, the latest version of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child