By Dave Andrusko The first rule of thumb in the world of abortion on demand is to insist that whatever the manically pro-abortion are promoting, it is either being “misunderstood” or is in response to (and therefore the fault of) “Republicans” and/or “pro-lifers.” I bring you Virginia’s new pro-abortion Gov. Ralph Northam who packaged himself …Continue reading "The ”Repeal Act” in Virginia is every bit as radical as pro-lifers say it is: just ask the House sponsor"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Pro-abortion bills defeated! The week before “crossover “ at the General Assembly (the last day for bills to be heard in the House or the Senate before they cross over to the opposite chamber) is always busy as many committees in both the House …Continue reading "Good News Update from the Virginia General Assembly and the Trouble Ahead!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Things never slow down in Virginia for those of us committed to protecting innocent human life. Let me tell you about three important developments we need your help with. The pro-life movie about abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s “house of horrors” has opened across the USA. Even …Continue reading "Gosnell movie, elections top action items for Virginia pro-lifers"
By Dave Andrusko Back in June we first reported on a lawsuit filed by a coalition of pro-abortionists, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, that contended five Virginia laws on abortion are “burdensome and medically unnecessary.” The next month we reported that pro-abortion Virginia Attorney …Continue reading "One of eight counts challenging Virginia abortion laws and regulations dismissed by Judge Hudson"
By Dave Andrusko Whatever their motivation may be, sometimes you can really be surprised by what a pro-abortion public official will do. NRL News Today readers may recall that last month we reported on a lawsuit filed by a coalition of pro-abortionists, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, and the American Civil Liberties …Continue reading "Virginia AG defends five pro-life laws against pro-abortion lawsuit"
By Dave Andrusko A coalition of pro-abortionists, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, filed a lawsuit Wednesday arguing that five Virginia laws on abortion are “burdensome and medically unnecessary.” The suit was brought on behalf of “the Virginia League of Planned Parenthood and several …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists file lawsuit challenging Virginia pro-life laws"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) The 2018 General Assembly wraps up this week. It was a surprisingly busy year. A total of 12 pro-abortion bills were defeated and pro-life members of the General Assembly were solid defenders of Virginia’s many pro-life laws. SB222, the Senate Version of the Life …Continue reading "Good News from Richmond!! An update on legislation"
By Olivia Gans Turner President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) This was a very busy week in Richmond for VSHL’s team. On Monday, January 22, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, VSHL staff and volunteers distributed red roses and a message about the significance of the day to every Member …Continue reading "Week ahead in the Virginia Legislature requires your involvement"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Less than one week in and already there is so much happening in Richmond at the General Assembly! There are quite a number of new bills that, as was predicted, are attempts to weaken existing pro-life laws or expand so that our taxes can …Continue reading "Legislative Update from Virginia Society for Human Life"
Recount changes political balance in Va. By Dave Andrusko All my children are adults now, and as a result able to vote. To the best of my knowledge, with very few exceptions, they have participated in every major election since they were each first eligible. We live in Virginia and I encouraged my kids with …Continue reading "A powerful reminder that truly every vote counts"
By Dave Andrusko Last week Maria Gallagher prophetically quoted political analyst Larry J. Sabato who once said, “Every election is determined by the people who show up.” The point is both very simple and very profound: it’s the people who take the time to cast a vote who decide the outcomes. Last night in Virginia, …Continue reading "What do the Virginia election results really tell us and what is pro-abortion spin?"
By Dave Andrusko It’s like an avalanche–all the stories about how much winning Virginia’s gubernatorial race means to Democrats, knee-deep in a fratricidal intra-party fight. They had convinced themselves all the stars were in alignment such that Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam would defeat, perhaps handily, pro-life Ed Gillespie, and succeed his fellow Democratic pro-abortionist, Terry …Continue reading "New awful polling number adds to woes of pro-abortion Democrats"