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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2020 Alex & Geline Williams Oratory Contest Winner

Every year VSHL holds the Alex and Geline Williams Oratory contest for High School Juniors and Seniors. With the Coronavirus shutdown we were not able to hold our normal local and statewide in-person contests. So this year we had a virtual contest where students submitted their speech via video. I am pleased to announce that the winner of this year's contest is Juliette Orr.  Juliette was a Senior at Seton School in ...

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VSHL assisted in bringing together a team of state-wide advocates for the disabled, the community and medical staff to set out terms for the application of treatment. VSHL coordinated on conference calls to draw on these experts help.  The final product is a guideline that can be used now or in the future as this sort of circumstance may come again. This document will be used as needed if and or ...

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Happy Mother’s Day to all of you! 

All mothers deserve to be celebrated everyday but especially now, as we all depend on mothers at home and in essential jobs holding us all together, entertaining, cooking, teaching, nursing, healing, inspiring and protecting all of us.  We know that mothers are serving our families and neighborhoods as never before. Some are at home, some are at hospitals or first responder jobs, some are working long hours at grocery stores ...

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VSHL Telephone Townhall with Delegate Todd Gilbert

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. Delegate Todd Gilbert 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 ...

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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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Please download the Spring 2020 Virginia Pro-Life Report that highlights the 2020 session of the Virginia General Assembly. VSHL Spring 2020 Virginia Pro-Life Report.

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VSHL President discusses Gov. Northam pro-abortion bill signing on Good Friday.  Olivia Gans Turner appeared via skype on Monday, April 13th to discuss Gov. Northam signing on Good Friday of the pro-abortion bill passed by the Virginia General Assembly that would eliminate Virginia's Woman's Right-to-Know legislation which included a waiting period and showing the ultrasound of the baby before every abortion.  The legislation also allowed non-doctors to perform abortions.  

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Governor Northam thought it was a good idea to sign the dreadful bill that overturned the protective Women’s Right to Know laws and Ultrasound law on Good Friday. Here is the text of the press release VSHL sent out today. Governor Northam Signs into Law Protections Abortionists "Today, as the deadline to sign into law bills that were passed by the 2020 General Assembly drew to a close, Gov. Ralph Northam kept a ...

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