URGENT: Calls need to Legislature

Key Pro-life votes in House of Delegate & State Senate Committees Scheduled

Dear Pro-life Virginians,
The Virginia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act will get it's first hearing during the Sub-Committee meeting of the Courts of Justice on Wednesday afternoon. This life saving bill will prevent all abortions after the point at which science can prove that the unborn child is capable of feeling pain.  Also, VSHL has just learned that the Senate version of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (PCUCPA), SB 637, will come before the full senate Health and Education Committee on Thursday morning,  Feb. 2.
See below for a list of all members of the House Courts of Justice Subcommittee and Senate Health & Education Committee.  If you live in the districts of any of these members of the House of Delegates or State Senate please contact their office today!  Please ask your Delegate to support bill HB 1285 and your Senator to Support HB 637.

 House Courts of Justice Subcommittee
Name (party-district) Capitol Office District Office Email
David Albo (R-42), Chairman (804) 698-1042 (703) 451-3555 DelDAlbo@house.virginia.gov
Rob Bell (R-58) (804) 698-1058 (434) 245-8900 DelRBell@house.virginia.gov
Ben Cline (R-24) (Co-Patron)
(804) 698-1024 (434) 946-9908 DelBCline@house.virginia.gov
Todd Gilbert (R-15) (804) 698-1015 (540) 459-7550 DelTGilbert@house.virginia.gov
Charniele Herring (D-46) (804) 698-1046 (703) 606-9705 DelCHerring@house.virginia.gov
Jackson Miller (R-50) (804) 698-1050 (703) 244-6172 DelJMiller@house.virginia.gov
Richard Morris (R-64) (804) 698-1064 (757) 773-1645 DelRMorris@house.virginia.gov
Ron Villanueva (R-21) (804) 698-1021 (757) 216-3883 DelRVillanueva@house.virginia.gov
Vivian Watts (D-39) (804) 698-1039 (703) 978-2989 DelVWatts@house.virginia.gov

Senate Health and Education Committee

Name (Party-District) Capitol Office District Office Email
Steve Martin (R-11), Chairman (804) 698-7511 (804) 674-0242 district11@senate.virginia.gov
George Barker (D-39) (804) 698-7539 (703) 303-1426 district39@senate.virginia.gov
Dick Black (R-13) (Co-Patron) (804) 698-7513 (703) 406-2951 district13@senate.virginia.gov
Harry Blevins (R-14) (804) 698-7514 (757) 546-2435 district14@senate.virginia.gov
Charles Carrico (R-40) (804) 698-7540 (276) 236-0098 district40@senate.virginia.gov
Tom Garrett (R-22) (Co-Patron) (804) 698-7522 N/A district22@senate.virginia.gov
Janet Howell (D-32) (804) 698-7532 (703) 709-8283 district32@senate.virginia.gov
Mamie Locke (D-2) (804) 698-7502 (757) 825-5880 district02@senate.virginia.gov
Louise Lucas (D-18) (804) 698-7518 (757) 397-8209 district18@senate.virginia.gov
Jeff McWaters (R-8) (804) 698-7508 (757) 965-3700 district08@senate.virginia.gov
John C. Miller (D-1) (804) 698-7501 (757) 595-1100 district01@senate.virginia.gov
Steve Newman (R-23) (804) 698-7523 (434) 385-1065 district23@senate.virginia.gov
Ralph Northam (D-6) (804) 698-7506 (757) 818-5172 district06@senate.virginia.gov
Dick Saslaw (D-35) (804) 698-7535 (703) 978-0200 district35@senate.virginia.gov
Ralph Smith (R-19) (Co-Patron) (804) 698-7519 (540) 206-3597 district19@senate.virginia.go

If you are not sure of which district you live in, you can find out here on the VSHL website.

Again, if you live in the districts of the members on these committees, please call and ask them to vote in favor of this critical pro-life bill!

The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act bill number in the House of Delegates is HB 1285 and in the State Senate is SB 637.

Thank you for you help and support.  Please do pass this message along to your friends. 
If you have not yet signed the VSHL petition to support this law please take a moment to do so today as well at www.vshlpetition.org!
For Life,
Olivia L Gans,

Please share this message with all of your pro-life friends.  Calls from people within these districts are very important to make sure we win these critical votes.

<updated 2-1-2012 to add note that Delegate Cline is now a Co-Patron>