The pro-abortion Democrat majority in the Virginia Senate voted today to pass a bill, SB71, the Contraception and Reproductive Care Act (a so-called shield law). The vote was along party line 21 -18. This legislation will make it possible for abortionists and bad actors of all kinds to practice unchecked in the Commonwealth of Virginia, putting women and babies in harm’s way. "SB 716, patroned by Sen. Carroll Foy, D-33, is ...

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"A recurring theme in the scenarios outlined is an erroneous application of the laws regarding abortion as they apply to situations regarding life of the mother and miscarriage. I am aware of no state in which physicians are unable to provide care for women whose lives are threatened by a pregnancy complication or who have lost their children to miscarriage. However, misinterpretation of laws can lead to delays in needed ...

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Helen M. Donovan

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) is sponsoring the Helen M. Donovan* Memorial Award Essay Contest. This contest is open to high school seniors. DEADLINE EXTENDED:  New Deadline is February 21st. ESSAY TITLE: Promoting the Culture of Life 1st Award $1,000.00 2nd Award $500.00 3rd Award $250.00 “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” Edmund Burke As social media users and content creators, ...

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Sign the Petition to the General Assemblyto Stop the Abortion-until-BirthAmendment to the Virginia Constitution Whereas, Pro-Abortion Politicians are threatening to amend the Virginia Constitution to eliminate any and all restrictions on abortion up until birth; and Whereas, This amendment would codify Roe v. Wade into the Virginia Constitution; and Whereas, This amendment would strike down existing pro-life laws and permanently prevent passage of new pro-life laws like: Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Parental Consent Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection ...

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Every Donation until December 31st will be matched Dollar-For-Dollar up to $50,000. 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.  Our main focus in 2024 will be to defeat the Abortion-until-Birth Amendment to the Virginia Constitution which will allow partial birth abortions, eliminate parental involvement ...

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2024 Virginia Pro-life Day!

Virginia Pro-life Day! It’s time to turn to our plans to Influence the 2024 Virginia General Assembly. The General Assembly session will start on January 10th.  With Pro-abortion forces in charge of both the State Senate and House of Delegates it is more important than ever that pro-lifers show up in force. It is with great excitement that VSHL announces that we are already deep in plans for a whole day of ...

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Please make your 2024 VSHL Membership Dues payment without delay. Your 2024 Virginia Society for Human Life Membership is a symbol of your resolve to stand up for the unborn and the grave threats they face from the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution. Your membership dues are vital to our on-going efforts to protect unborn babies here in Virginia.  Radical pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood and their allies in the Virginia General Assembly are pushing ...

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Wasting absolutely no time, Virginia Pro-abortion Democrats have begun the push to make abortion up to birth legal with no protections or regulations. Today Senator Jennifer Boysko, D38, and Del. Charniele Herring, D-4, introduced a “Right to Abortion” amendment in both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly that would prevent any rational bills to protect unborn children or their mothers from an unregulated abortion industry in the Commonwealth. The amendments, HJ ...

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On October 2nd, at the home of Rear Admiral Thomas Steffens and Mrs. Ellie Steffens, Attorney General Miyares keynoted an event for VSHL to help raise funds to defend Virginia against efforts to a pass a “Right to Abortion” amendment to the State Constitution.   Attorney General Miyares's comments honored the legacy of VSHL at the General Assembly and the success of the many pro-life bills VSHL guided through to passage.   He focused ...

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VSHL President Olivia Turner was asked to serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the second Gala dinner to support Mary’s Choice RVA, one of the outstanding long term pro-life mom and baby shelters operating in Virgina. Many thanks to Mary's Choice RVA director Maureen Nwoye and her fabulous team for the invitation to share the evening, which also included David and Margaret Bereit as the keynote speakers. The dinner was a great ...

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