Tag Archives: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Senate overwhelmingly passes SJR 12 to rectify pro-abortion state Supreme Court decision

On Friday, the West Virginia Senate passed SJR 12 by a 25-9 vote to provide for a Constitutional Amendment on abortion funding. The Amendment would likely be up for ratification during the 2018 election cycle. The purpose

Pro-Life Rally at Capitol to stop taxpayer funding of abortion

West Virginians for Life (WVFL) began Monday with a public hearing in the House Judiciary Committee in which Karen Cross, the WVFL Legislative Liaison, testified. The purpose of the hearing was to defend the “No Taxpayer Funding

Attorney General Morrisey explains why WV joined brief defending Alabama’s ban on dismemberment abortion

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signs two pro-life bills

WV Senator Patricia Rucker, lead sponsor of the Parent's Right to Know Act, amended the Telemedicine bill to prevent the expansion of abortion throughout West Virginia.

West Virginia has become the 31st state to enact a meaningful Parent’s Right to Know Act. HB 2002, was successfully amended in the Senate and passed on the last day of the session by a 28-6 vote.

West Virginia Governor signs two pro-life bills

WV Senator Patricia Rucker, lead sponsor of the Parent's Right to Know Act, amended the Telemedicine bill to prevent the expansion of abortion throughout West Virginia.

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed two measures into law: a strengthened parent’s right to know bill and a “telemedicine” bill which explicitly prevents long-distance prescription of abortifacient drugs. On April 8,

West Virginia legislature passes two pro-life bills

WV Senator Patricia Rucker, lead sponsor of the Parent's Right to Know Act, amended the Telemedicine bill to prevent the expansion of abortion throughout West Virginia.

Both bills headed to Governor On the last day of the West Virginia legislative session, the Senate overwhelmingly passed HB 2002, the Parent’s Right to Know Act, by a 28-6 vote. A few hours later, the House

West Virginia Capitol Report: Update on The Parent’s Right to Know Act

Editor’s note. This was provided by West Virginians for Life. A “crossover” deadline refers to the last day for a bill to pass out of the chamber in which it was introduced and move forward for consideration

Ask your WV delegate(s) to pass the Parent’s Right to Know Act, HB 2002

Parent’s Right to Know Petitions presented to West Virginia Senate and House leadership at the March 13 Pro-Life Rally in the Capitol

Your West Virginia delegates need to hear from you NOW regarding the Parent’s Right to Know Act, H.B. 2002! The Parent’s Right to Know Act will close a loophole in a 1984 law that allows a second

Pro-life rally is March 13 at West Virginia State Capitol

State Senate President Mitch Carmichael

Supporters of West Virginians for Life will gather at the Capitol on Monday, March 13, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for annual Pro-Life Rally Day with the main event, a rally, at noon. Senate and

Pro-life leaders Carmichael and Armstead to address West Virginia pro-life rally crowd

State Senate President Mitch Carmichael

Supporters of West Virginians for Life (WVFL) will gather at the Capitol on Monday, March 13, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for annual Pro-Life Rally Day with the main event, a rally, at noon. West

WV now has only one remaining abortion clinic

By Dave Andrusko What great news, especially coming in the context of the upcoming March for Life, House approval of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” a presidential memorandum restoring the “Mexico City” policy, and the

Pro-life successes continue in West Virginia in historic election

It was truly an historic election as Donald Trump did the seemingly impossible in an upset victory over extreme pro-abortion candidate Hillary Clinton. The impressive electoral college margin was 279-228. Many pro-life victories occurred in West Virginia