Meeting with the Isle of Wright/Surry Chapter

Great meeting with in Smithfield with the leadership team of the Isle of Wright/ Surry VSHL Chapter. Plans to help get out the Prolife vote on November 5th were high on the agenda. Special guest VSHL President Olivia Gans Turner and local elected officials and staff made for a lively discussion! Please contact the VSHL office if you would like help starting a VSHL Chapter in your area. You ...

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VSHL President Olivia Gans Turner appeared on EWTN Nightly News Program to discuss the ruling by Judge Henry Hudson on the lawsuit by pro-abortion groups to overturn many of Virginia's Pro-Life Laws.

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The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), if ratified, would amend the United States Constitution.  The ERA would be used by pro-abortion, activist judges to do the following in ALL 50 states: Mandate Taxpayer Funding for AbortionAllow abortions through all nine months of pregnancyEliminate the Ban on Partial-Birth AbortionEliminate the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection ActEliminate the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment ActEliminate Women's Right-to-Know LawsEliminate Parental Notification and Consent LawsEliminate any other protective ...

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Physician explaining symptoms to patients during consultation

Thankfully Doctor-Assisted Suicide is currently illegal in Virginia. However, pro-death forces keep trying to find new ways to weaken and/or overturn the Virginia Law against Assisted Suicide. Thankfully our legislative team has been able to defeat all of these attempts so far. Information on Doctor-Assisted Suicide from the NRLC website and why we oppose it can be found here. The status of laws around the country can be found here ...

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Seniors

What is the WILL TO LIVE? The WILL TO LIVE is a legal document that you can sign which: Is a legally binding pro-life alternative to the traditional Living Wills Names someone to make health care decisions for you (your "heath care agent') if you develop a condition that makes it impossible for you to speak for yourself (become "incompetent"), and Makes clear (in the form of written instructions to your health care agent) what medical treatment you would want if ...

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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act protects babies who are capable of feeling pain.  Currently, scientific evidence points to about 20 weeks that babies are able to feel pain.  This legislation has been upheld by the courts. As science advances, we can use this legislation to protect even more babies. Additionally, by showing how babies can feel pain during an abortion, we can educate the public about the humanity of unborn children which leads ...

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Man in hospital bed

Euthanasia is the purposeful killing by act or omission of a dependent human being for his/her alleged benefit.  Euthanasia has been advocated for certain classes of human beings, including the handicapped young, the mentally impaired, the terminally ill, and the comatose. The inevitable result of this trend will be to escalate from killing for the alleged benefit of an individual to killing for the convenience of others. Euthanasia violates the principle that each human ...

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Watch as Governor Northam endorses infanticide. Here is the video of Delegate Tran supporting her bill that would have eliminated restriction on abortion until birth. https://youtu.be/OMFzZ5I30dg Action Item:  Sign the VSHL Petition against Infanticide

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Stages of Fetal Development All of us spent the first nine months of our existence surrounded by the water of the womb. Explore the first stages of human development below.  Month 1: Human development starts when a sperm fuses with an egg to create a zygote. A zygote is a new single-cell human life that contains two copies of chromosomes - one copy from each parent. In the week following ...

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Virginia passed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban in 1998.  However, pro-abortion activists are trying various ways to nullify this law which bans a particularly disturbing method of abortion.  Please see below for more details. These color illustrations of a partial-birth abortion are based on an instructional paper by an Ohio abortionist explaining step by step how he performs the procedure. These drawings accurately depict a partial-birth abortion being performed on a baby at ...

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