An August update from the Virginia Society for Human Life

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) As this hot, wet summer draws to a close, there is a lot of news to share with our faithful supporters. First, allow us to bring you up to speed on the status of the special working group of the Joint Commission on Health Care …

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2017 Election results mean hard work ahead for Pro-lifers in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Editor’s note. The following comes from the Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL). The Virginia Society for Human Life is saddened by the losses yesterday in the statewide races. The three great pro-life leaders–Ed Gillespie, who ran for governor, Jill Vogel, who ran for Lt. Governor, and Attorney General candidate John Adams–ran strong races and …

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Virginia General Assembly Recognizes Virginia Society for Human Life 50th Anniversary

Prior to the Reconvene Session of the 2017 Virginia General Assembly on Wednesday, a House Joint Resolution, HR1025, patroned by Delegate Jimmie Massie, R-72, was presented to the representatives of the Virginia Society for Human Life The resolution commends the Virginia Society for Human Life for its 50 years of service to protect innocent human …

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Virginians from all over the Commonwealth attend the March for Life in Washington, DC

  Yesterday, January 22, 2014, our country acknowledged the tragic Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal through all nine months of pregnancy in all fifty states. The Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) joined with pro-life people across the Commonwealth and America in remembering the millions of innocent babies who have …

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The Alex and Geline Williams Pro-Life Oratory Contest Winners

The winners of the Virginia Society for Human Life, Inc., Educational Fund, Alex and Geline Williams Pro-Life Oratory Contest held in Richmond, Virginia on May 4, 2013 are: 1st place winner was Monica Loesel, from John Paul the Great High School, was awarded $500; tied for 2nd place were Kathleen Loesel from John Paul the …

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Virginia Board of Health Finalizes Abortion Clinic Regulations

Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) applauds the Virginia Board of Health in supporting the emergency abortion facility regulations that it put in effect last September. These new measures are needed to address the dangerous conditions that have been allowed to go unregulated in too many cases across the Commonwealth.  Women’s safety has been put …

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Virginia General Assembly Prevents Taxpayer Funding of Abortion on Demand

Virginia Society for Human Life is extremely pleased that the members of the Virginia General Assembly have taken the important step to protect the taxpayers of Virginia from being forced to pay for abortions in insurance plans under the newly created federal health care exchanges.  During Wednesday ’s veto session the Senate voted 20 to …

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Solid Pro-life Victories in Virginia Send Message to Congress

Pro-life voters in Virginia once again sent a powerful message to Washington, DC that Virginians want to see pro-life policies pursued in Congress. All of Virginia’s pro-life Congressmen were re-elected to serve the Commonwealth in Washington, D.C. Virginia Society for Human Life PAC had endorsed the following candidates. Rep. Rob Wittman, R., 1st District Rep. …

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Virginia’s new pro-life leadership program, “Camp Joshua,” a great success!

By Megan McCrum, Camp Coordinator Camp Joshua is a weekend pro-life camp for high school students, designed to educate and inspire teens to “bring down the walls of the culture of death.” The Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) hosted their first “Camp Joshua” Virginia over the first weekend of August 2012. Nearly 60 high …

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The Alex and Geline Williams Pro-Life Oratory Contest Winners

The winners of the Virginia Society for Human Life, Inc., Educational Fund, Alex and Geline Williams Pro-Life Oratory Contest held in Richmond, Virginia on May 7th are:  first place was Miss Nicole Gibson of Virginia Beach, VA, sponsored by the VSHL Peninsula & Tidewater Chapters; the second place winner was Mr. Edward Askins of Fairfax …

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