The annual Alex and Geline B. Williams Oratory Contest, sponsored by the Virginia Society for Human Life Educational Fund, encourages high school juniors and seniors to prepare and present a short speech on one of these topics: abortion, infanticide or euthanasia. The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors in the 11th and 12th grades as of February 1, 2021. Contestants must be Virginia residents, or full-time students of Virginia ...

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What is the Stealth Right-to-Abortion Amendment? The Stealth Right-to-Abortion Amendment is the pro-abortion Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).   VSHL calls it the Stealth Right-to-Abortion Amendment because the pro-abortion forces behind the amendment always deny that it has anything to do with abortion. The Equal Rights Amendment is a constitutional amendment that Congress proposed in 1972, before the Supreme Court legalized abortion in Roe v. Wade (Jan. 1973). The ERA had a 7-year ratification deadline that ...

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Sign the Petition to Attorney General Herring

Petition to Attorney General Herring toStop the Stealth Right-to-Abortion Equal Rights Amendment Mr. Attorney General, I am opposed to your efforts to sneak the ERA into the United States Constitution through a lawsuit because: The deadline for ratification by 1979 was passed before the required states had approved it; and Five states withdrew their support of ratification before the 1979 deadline; and Even Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recognized that the ERA, which she strongly ...

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Please Join LifeSavers Today! Here is the simple truth, recurring gifts to VSHL saves lives and money! Recurring gifts from our monthly donor club, Virginia LifeSavers, is a vital aspect of our organization. LifeSavers members provide predictable income and security.  This allows VSHL to spend more resources advertising, lobbying, training and equipping grassroots activists,  and educating the public about pro-life issues. Every gift we receive is wonderful, but the dedicated support of our ...

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Urgent Action Now! Virginia Senate voting to allow state health care plans to cover abortion. Yesterday a Virginia Senate Committee voted to remove rules preventing abortion coverage. SB1276 removes protective pro-life language from the law regarding health care exchanges. The removal of the prohibition means that, if this becomes law, Virginia taxpayers will soon be paying for plans that cover elective abortions and may not be able to find a plan that doesn't. ...

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Virginia Society for Human Life reminding you to vote in tomorrow’s special election for Two seats in the House of Delegates. We have a chance to start taking back the General Assembly from pro-abortion control with Tuesday’s special elections.  Pro-lifers need to gain 4 seats to have the Majority in the House of Delegates. Pro-lifers in the 2nd and 90th Districts can help get us closer to that goal at ...

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Every Donation in December will be matched Dollar-For-Dollar up to $34,000. Please help our Pro-life Efforts in Virginia today.   However you can help and whatever amount you can donate is greatly appreciated and will be used in our efforts to help protect unborn babies. Your gift will help VSHL keep our pro-life programs going strong throughout the year.  Highlights for 2021 will include lobbying during the General Assembly session especially opposing ...

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Triple Match on Giving Tuesday!

Donate for Giving Tuesday & Triple Your Gift to Help Save Babies! That's right, every donation to VSHL on Giving Tuesday will be tripled.  Your gift of $25 for VSHL turns into $75 once matched.  Your gift of $100 turns into $300 for VSHL.  This applies to every donation and pledge made today.   This is a powerful way for you to help save unborn babies.   We are preparing for an aggressive push from the pro-aborts during the upcoming ...

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VSHL does a live radio remote with Guadalupe Radio in Northern Virginia

The team at Tepeyac Ob-Gyn/ Divine Mercy Care offices were gracious to open their office to the VSHL and the broadcast team from Guadalupe Radio.  Michael Washabaugh & Joe Schuler from Guadalupe Radio hosted VSHL President Olivia Turner on a one hour live broadcast with guests pro-life Ob-Gyn Dr. John Bruchalski and Mrs. Amy McInnerny, Arlington Diocese Respect Life office director. They discussed the upcoming General Assembly and the state ...

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Please make your 2020 VSHL Membership Dues payment without delay. Your 2020 Virginia Society for Human Life Membership is a symbol of your resolve to stand up for the unborn in the face of any and all odds.Your membership dues are vital to our on-going efforts to protect unborn babies from Governor Northam, Senator Saslaw, Delegate Tran, other pro-abortion elected officials and radical pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood.  Our main legislative focus ...

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