On Friday, the West Virginia Senate passed SJR 12 by a 25-9 vote to provide for a Constitutional Amendment on abortion funding. The Amendment would likely be up for ratification during the 2018 election cycle. The purpose of SJR 12 is to return the state Constitution to a neutral position on abortion. It reads, “Nothing …Continue reading "West Virginia Senate overwhelmingly passes SJR 12 to rectify pro-abortion state Supreme Court decision"
West Virginians for Life (WVFL) began Monday with a public hearing in the House Judiciary Committee in which Karen Cross, the WVFL Legislative Liaison, testified. The purpose of the hearing was to defend the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” (SB 417, HB 4012) which will redefine “medical emergency” and limit taxpayer funding of abortions …Continue reading "Pro-Life Rally at Capitol to stop taxpayer funding of abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. On Tuesday NRL News …Continue reading "Attorney General Morrisey explains why WV joined brief defending Alabama’s ban on dismemberment abortion"
West Virginia has become the 31st state to enact a meaningful Parent’s Right to Know Act. HB 2002, was successfully amended in the Senate and passed on the last day of the session by a 28-6 vote. The House concurred a few hours later by a vote of 82-17. The bill closes a loophole in …Continue reading "West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signs two pro-life bills"
By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed two measures into law: a strengthened parent’s right to know bill and a “telemedicine” bill which explicitly prevents long-distance prescription of abortifacient drugs. On April 8, the last day of the West Virginia legislative session, the Senate overwhelmingly passed HB 2002, the Parent’s Right …Continue reading "West Virginia Governor signs two pro-life bills"
Both bills headed to Governor On the last day of the West Virginia legislative session, the Senate overwhelmingly passed HB 2002, the Parent’s Right to Know Act, by a 28-6 vote. A few hours later, the House concurred by an equally lopsided vote of 82-17. HB 2002 closes a loophole in the 1984 law that …Continue reading "West Virginia legislature passes two pro-life bills"
Editor’s note. This was provided by West Virginians for Life. A “crossover” deadline refers to the last day for a bill to pass out of the chamber in which it was introduced and move forward for consideration in the opposite chamber. Charleston, March 24, 2017– The Parent’s Right to Know Act (H.B. 2002/S.B. 424) will …Continue reading "West Virginia Capitol Report: Update on The Parent’s Right to Know Act"
Your West Virginia delegates need to hear from you NOW regarding the Parent’s Right to Know Act, H.B. 2002! The Parent’s Right to Know Act will close a loophole in a 1984 law that allows a second physician to sign off on an underage girl’s abortion circumventing her parents ever finding out about it. Underage …Continue reading "Ask your WV delegate(s) to pass the Parent’s Right to Know Act, HB 2002"
Supporters of West Virginians for Life will gather at the Capitol on Monday, March 13, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for annual Pro-Life Rally Day with the main event, a rally, at noon. Senate and House leaders Mitch Carmichael and Tim Armstead will accept Parent’s Right to Know petitions and also address the …Continue reading "Pro-life rally is March 13 at West Virginia State Capitol"
Supporters of West Virginians for Life (WVFL) will gather at the Capitol on Monday, March 13, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for annual Pro-Life Rally Day with the main event, a rally, at noon. West Virginians for Life is pleased to announce that state Senate President Mitch Carmichael and state House Speaker Tim …Continue reading "Pro-life leaders Carmichael and Armstead to address West Virginia pro-life rally crowd"
By Dave Andrusko What great news, especially coming in the context of the upcoming March for Life, House approval of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” a presidential memorandum restoring the “Mexico City” policy, and the announcement today by pro-life President Donald Trump that he will name his nominee to replace the late Justice …Continue reading "WV now has only one remaining abortion clinic"
It was truly an historic election as Donald Trump did the seemingly impossible in an upset victory over extreme pro-abortion candidate Hillary Clinton. The impressive electoral college margin was 279-228. Many pro-life victories occurred in West Virginia as well. All three congressional incumbents retained their seats. In the 1st Congressional District, David McKinley defeated his …Continue reading "Pro-life successes continue in West Virginia in historic election"