For Immediate release: September 24, 2021 Pro-abortion Radicals in US House Vote to codify Roe v Wade in Federal Law On Friday, by a vote of 218 to 211, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the so-called Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755).  This bill is a blatant attempt by the pro-abortion majority in the House, led by Nancy Pelosi, to prevent the passage of any new pro-life laws and to nullify all ...

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For Immediate release: September 22, 2021 Abortion Drugs in the Mailbox Means Women’s Lives at Risk On October 1, abortionists in the Commonwealth of Virginia will begin distributing deadly chemical abortions to women via tele-med visits. Virginia will be one of only a handful of states with tele-med abortions due to a 2020 change in the law by pro-abortion radicals in the General Assembly. “Pro-abortion advocates are celebrating women’s lives and health being ...

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For Immediate release: Friday, September 10, 2021 For more information: Olivia Gans Turner or Margaret H. Disney (804) 560-8745 Terry McAuliffe is the Abortion Candidate While pro-life candidate for governor, Glenn Youngkin continues to talk about rational pro-life measures, like preventing taxpayer funding for abortions and passing a Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, pro-abortion former governor Terry McAuliffe, is sounding one note all over Virginia: he is promising to prevent any ...

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VSHL Press Release on New Texas Abortion Law

Virginia Society for Human Life Responds to New Texas Abortion Law Earlier this week The Supreme Court allowed a Texas law that prevents abortions after the unborn child has a heartbeat and brain waves to go into effect. The decision means that for now many babies’ lives will be saved and their mother’s will be spared the violence of an abortion. The Court recognized that it was a complex case and that there ...

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Save the Life-Saving Hyde Amendment!

In a shocking move on July 15, the first steps were taken to remove the life-saving Hyde Amendment from the annual federal Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations (Labor-HHS) bill. The Hyde Amendment has prevented the use of US taxpayer funds to pay for abortion under federal programs including Medicaid. This is the first time in the 45-year history of the Hyde Amendment, which has been credited with saving millions of lives, ...

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The annual Alex and Geline B. Williams Oratory Contest, sponsored by the Virginia Society for Human Life Educational Fund, encourages high school juniors and seniors to prepare and present a short speech on one of these topics: abortion, infanticide or euthanasia. The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors in the 11th and 12th grades as of February 1, 2021. Contestants must be Virginia residents, or full-time students of Virginia ...

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What is the Stealth Right-to-Abortion Amendment? The Stealth Right-to-Abortion Amendment is the pro-abortion Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).   VSHL calls it the Stealth Right-to-Abortion Amendment because the pro-abortion forces behind the amendment always deny that it has anything to do with abortion. The Equal Rights Amendment is a constitutional amendment that Congress proposed in 1972, before the Supreme Court legalized abortion in Roe v. Wade (Jan. 1973). The ERA had a 7-year ratification deadline that ...

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Pro-abortion Governor Ralph Northam is at it again!

Another pro-abortion bill is made law in Virginia. Yesterday the office of the Governor announced that he had signed 80 bills into law.  Among them were HB1896 (sponsor: Hudson-D) and SB 1276 (sponsor: McClellan-D) which together removed the state prohibition against funding abortions under health care exchanges offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia.  With the growing attacks on the Hyde Amendment in Washington DC, it is only a matter of time ...

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Pro-Abortion Majority in U.S. House Passes “Equality Act”

Strips Away Conscience Rights for Doctors and Creates a Right to Demand an Abortion. On a mostly party line vote the House of Representatives voted 224-206 on February 25th to pass H. R. 5, the so-called Equality Act.  This dreadful bill will have the effect of virtually requiring all doctors and medical personal to perform or assist in abortion, regardless of their ethical or religious objections. VSHL alerted our members earlier this ...

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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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