Virginia AG defends five pro-life laws against pro-abortion lawsuit

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 …

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Pro-abortionists file lawsuit challenging Virginia pro-life laws

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 …

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Good News from Richmond!! An update on legislation

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 …

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Week ahead in the Virginia Legislature requires your involvement

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 …

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Legislative Update from Virginia Society for Human Life

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 …

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A powerful reminder that truly every vote counts

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 …

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What do the Virginia election results really tell us and what is pro-abortion spin?

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, …

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New awful polling number adds to woes of pro-abortion Democrats

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 …

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Pro-abortion Democrats in a panic the day before the Virginia gubernatorial election

By Dave Andrusko The author is unknown: “The worst feeling in the world is trying to hold back a panic attack in public.” If you are a Democrat in Virginia–or, for that matter, all the Democrats nationwide frantic that Ralph Northam, their pro-abortion candidate for governor in the Commonwealth, is in a nip-and -tuck race …

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Tomorrow’s election in Virginia a classic pro-life/pro-abortion contest

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Apparently, Virginia gubernatorial candidate, pro-abortion Ralph Northam, thinks pro-life people are easily duped. He expects us to believe that because he is a pediatrician, he would never hurt a child or protect anyone who does. Well, Ralph Northam, we aren’t fooled by your claims to …

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Pro-abortion Gov. McAuliffe is a model for what Virginians can expect if pro-abortion Ralph Northam is the next governor

By Dave Andrusko Next Tuesday our adopted home state of Virginia will elect a new governor. If I needed to be reminded, outgoing pro-abortion Gov. Terry McAuliffe sent out a fundraiser today for his pro-abortion Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam who is in a highly competitive race against NRLC-endorsed Ed Gillespie to be McAuliffe’s successor. For …

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Northam’s lead down to 5 points in Va. Governor’s race, desperate Democrats run vicious ad since pulled down

By Dave Andrusko When I first saw the ad (since pulled), my initial response was to be stunned. However my second response to this gutter-level ad proved to be spot on: a subsequent story by the Washington Post revealed that the ad had been aired to aid the campaign of pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …

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