By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Last week, on the eve of the enormously successful Rally and March for Life, VSHL held a special event to honor the courageous pro-life stand taken by state Delegate Todd Gilbert (R-15), the House Majority Leader during the tumultuous 2019 session of the General …Continue reading "Virginia Society for Human Life Honors Pro-Life House Majority Leader and Pro-life Speaker of the House"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) With only a week and a half to go before the close of the 2019 Virginia General Assembly, there is still so much pro-life work to get done! *A vote was taken Wednesday by the Senate Courts of Justice Committee on HB 1979. This …Continue reading "Still Saving Lives in Richmond!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, VSHL The Joint Committee on Health Care (JCHC) met on Sept 18th and heard the report prepared by its staff regarding the possibility of expanding assisted suicide access in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The current law prohibits so called assisted suicide and protects doctors and vulnerable patients. The report was …Continue reading "Help Virginia Society for Human Life stop Assisted Suicide proponents’ attempts to change Virginia’s law!"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Dear Friends, I have some great news to share with all of you as we end the week! Gov. Ralph Northam has signed HB226/SB 222, the bill VSHL worked so hard to amend and pass during this year’s General Assembly. This is the bill …Continue reading "Vital Pro-life Bill Signed this week in Richmond!"
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 …Continue reading "Virginians from all over the Commonwealth attend the March for Life in Washington, DC"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa Ohden, the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion, has spoken at the last two National Right to Life Conventions. Historical. If I had to sum up the first annual Virginia Society for Human Life’s (VSHL’s) pro-life youth camp, Camp Joshua, that was held last weekend, …Continue reading "”Historic” the best description of first annual Virginia Society for Human Life’s pro-life youth camp"
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 …Continue reading "Virginia’s new pro-life leadership program, “Camp Joshua,” a great success!"
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 …Continue reading "The Alex and Geline Williams Pro-Life Oratory Contest Winners"