ACTION ALERT: STOP TAXPAYER FUNDING OF ABORTION

Stop Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in Virginia Now! Governor Youngkin sent a budget amendment to the General Assembly to stop taxpayer funding of abortion. This will be voted on TOMORROW, Friday, June 17th. The Governor’s amendment will prevent any funding of abortions in Virginia under Medicaid that go beyond those allowed under the Federal Hyde Amendment. It is a simple but important change that we need to ask our legislators to support.  Please ...

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DEFENDING LIFE DAY On February 9, 2022, Virginians of good will from every district in the Commonwealth will come together in Richmond to meet directly with their legislators and encourage them to defend human life from the moment of conception to natural death. Please sign up to join us for this historic and vital effort. Please click the button below or this link for more information and to sign-up.

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The FDA’s New Rules on Chemical Abortions Backs the Abortion Industry and Puts Women’s Lives at Risk

Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made permanent its April 2021 order that removed the required in-person doctor’s visit for women seeking a chemical abortion. Today’s decision by the FDA allows the abortion pills, mifepristone and misoprostol, to be distributed by mail after a woman has a telehealth call with an abortion provider. “Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) decries the reckless standards for the dispensing of dangerous chemical ...

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Join VSHL Tuesday, December 14th!

Don't miss our exciting and informative online event this Tuesday at 7 pm.  Olivia Gans Turner, along with our special guest speaker, Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (R-MN) will be sharing insights on what the Supreme Court might do and what pro-lifers will need to do in response.  They will also provide an update on what is happening in Congress in regard to pro-life issues. To participate via phone: Phone Number: 1-646-876-9923 Webinar ID: 845 7752 ...

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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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Virginia General Assembly Opens the Door to Expanded Taxpayer Funded Abortions

      The pro-abortion majority at the General Assembly successfully moved their agenda forward this month with the passage of two bills that will remove prohibitive, protective language in the law that prevents funding elective abortions in health care exchanges sold in Virginia.  Claims that this bill will not require new abortion funding are questionable because of the way these plans are funded.  Both bills passed in each Chamber ...

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Parents’ Right to Know Under Attack

This week, the Virginia House of Delegates will vote on a bill recently passed by the Virginia Senate, which ensures parental involvement in their child's health. SB 1235 requires that, before any Virginia Department of Health staff or agent may speak with a minor on any sexual issue, including pregnancy, they must first have the consent of a parent. It is a straightforward bill that will reinforce Virginia's Parental Consent law. SB 1235 was introduced because of ...

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HB 2199: Recognizing a Stillborn Child as a Member of a Family–UPDATE

HB 2199 is a bill that would acknowledge that a stillborn child was indeed a birth in a family. It recognizes that a couple preparing for the birth of that child should not be told that their baby wasn’t a child or a member of their family-- even as they are grieving the early death of that baby. The patron of this compassionate bill is Del. Chris Head (R-17). HB 2199 ...

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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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The Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution is a very dangerous threat to unborn babies. If enacted, the Amendment would eliminate all restrictions on abortion all the way up until the moment of birth. VSHL is aggressively opposing passage of this amendment but it is only with a large groundswell of opposition that we can defeat the Amendment. Action Center This Action Center gives you the tools to help us in this ...

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