West Virginia Becomes the Eleventh State to Protect Pain-capable Children as Legislature Overrides Governor Tomblin’s Veto.

WASHINGTON – In a 27-5 vote, the West Virginia state Senate today joined with the state House of Delegates in voting to override Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HB 2568), legislation that protects unborn children from abortion at the point that they are able to feel pain. Tomblin’s …

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House overrides West Virginia Governor’s veto of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Senate to act next

By Dave Andrusko The West Virginia House of Delegates overwhelmingly voted this morning to override Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The tally was 77 to 16. A simple majority was required. HB 2568 now heads to the Senate for a vote. If the Senate concurs with the House’s …

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West Virginia Gov. Tomblin’s Veto is a ‘Total Abandonment’ of Unborn children

WASHINGTON – Earlier today West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed HB 2568, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Both the state House of Delegates and the state Senate approved the bill overwhelmingly in February. This is the second time in two years that Tomblin has vetoed such legislation, citing misguided advice about its constitutionality. …

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West Virginia Legislature Passes the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

WASHINGTON – By a vote of 29-5, the West Virginia state Senate today gave final approval to HB 2568, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act – a bill that protects unborn children from violent abortions after the point at which they are capable of feeling pain. The state House of Delegates passed the bill 88-12 …

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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is on its way in The Mountain State

By West Virginians for Life The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, H.B. 2568, was introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates last week by Kelli Sobonya. Co-sponsors of the bill, based on the National Right to Life model bill, include Lynne Arvon, Saira Blair, Anna Border, Jeff Eldridge, Paul Espinosa, Kayla Kessinger, Ricky Moye, …

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