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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July 1st, 2020: A Bad Day for Virginia’s Women and Children, A Good Day for Abortionists

Today, July 1, 2020, pro-life laws that took years to establish in Virginia’s code will be ripped away as the new laws passed in the 2020 General Assembly go into effect.  Pro-abortion groups will have much to celebrate, but the babies and mothers of Virginia will be left with no protection from the lies they are told by abortionists and the deadly reality of what abortion does to their children.  The right ...

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Please listen to our new radio commercial Opposing the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution. You can share the radio ad with your family and friends by sharing this link: The ad is being placed on radio stations that air in the following cities: Richmond Charlottesville Fredricksburg Goochland Petersburg Williamsburg Newport News Hampton Roads Chesapeake Lynchburg Roanoke These radio ads are just one part of our multi-channel advertising campaign to expose and defeat ...

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VSHL has just published a flyer for you to use to explain the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution to your family, friends and others in your social circles. There are two versions of the flyer.  There is one in color that would be better for emailing, etc.  There is a black & white version that would be better for printing.  Click on the version of the flyer you would like ...

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Help VSHL defeat the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution.  Please order a Bumper Sticker opposing the Amendment today. You can get one for your car with a donation of $5 or more. Please expect your bumper sticker to arrive in the mail in 2-3 weeks.

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VSHL President Olivia Gans Turner will be holding a Telephone Town Hall to discuss the recent session of the General Assembly and discuss what is coming, especially the "Right-to-Abortion" Amendment to the Virginia Constitution. Joining Olivia will be staunch staunch pro-life advocate and current Minority Leader in the House of Delegates Todd Gilbert. He was the delegate who questioned Del. Kathy Tran last year about her radical abortion bill when she ...

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