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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Pro-Abortion Members in Virginia Senate Reverse Women’s Right to Know and Other Protective Laws

RICHMOND--Today, in a split vote of 20-20, with the lieutenant governor breaking the tie, the Virginia Senate passed SB 733. This legislation will overturn reasonable protective legislation that Virginia first passed in 2001 to protect women and their unborn babies from abortion. The U.S Supreme Court has found that such laws are constitutional. “Pro-abortion Democrats in the General Assembly have stripped the law books of legislation that was designed to protect ...

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Pro-Abortion Members in Virginia General Assembly Toss Out Protective Women’s Right to Know Law

Today, the House of Delegates voted along party lines to overturn the "Women's Right to Know" Informed Consent law regarding abortion.  Tomorrow, the Senate is expected to follow suit and pass SB 733. HB 980 (Del. Price, D-95th) removed all the hard won rational and much-needed provisions of the law first passed in 2001. The law required that the Virginia Department of Health provide written materials that would inform a woman considering ...

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The Federalist: Democrats Seek to Fulfill Promise of Until-Birth Abortion in Virginia

From The Federalist: As the next General Assembly is set to open January 8, pro-abortion leaders in the Senate and House are making good on their promise to push a radical pro-abortion agenda in the legislature. Bills already introduced for a vote in the upcoming session include multiple versions of the Equal Rights Amendment (which legally mandates abortion access), removing parental consent for minors’ abortions from law, two bills eliminating the ...

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Pro-Abortion Money from Out of State Buys Virginia’s Election

In a very sad turn of events, despite a hard-scrabble ground game organized by Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) and other pro-life groups in the Commonwealth---built on the donations of average citizens---abortion proponents won new seats in the House and Senate giving them control of the General Assembly.    Sadly, several Republican seats were lost in the Senate giving pro-abortion candidates control there too. Outside pro-abortion groups, including Planned Parenthood, NARAL ...

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Tomorrow is Election Day!

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 5th is election day!  Who are you going to vote for? Do you know the names and positions of the candidates running in your district? Here is the link to the list of endorsed candidates from VSHL and National Right to Life: https://www.nrlc.org/uploads/records/2019NRLVSHLendorsements.pdf Not sure of your district? Find your district here: https://vshl.org/legislative-action-center#/voterinformation

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If you ever needed a reason to get out and cast your vote, what more can we say than this:  Every Pro-life law in Virginia hangs in the balance!  Only one or two votes separate the pro-life and pro-abortion forces in the General Assembly. (To see a complete list of VSHL endorsed pro-life candidates, go to: https://www.nrlc.org/uploads/records/2019NRLVSHLendorsements.pdf) The People of Virginia saw and heard just how extreme the pro-abortion lobby ...

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