On October 2nd, at the home of Rear Admiral Thomas Steffens and Mrs. Ellie Steffens, Attorney General Miyares keynoted an event for VSHL to help raise funds to defend Virginia against efforts to a pass a “Right to Abortion” amendment to the State Constitution.   Attorney General Miyares's comments honored the legacy of VSHL at the General Assembly and the success of the many pro-life bills VSHL guided through to passage.   He focused ...

Read More

VSHL President Olivia Turner was asked to serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the second Gala dinner to support Mary’s Choice RVA, one of the outstanding long term pro-life mom and baby shelters operating in Virgina. Many thanks to Mary's Choice RVA director Maureen Nwoye and her fabulous team for the invitation to share the evening, which also included David and Margaret Bereit as the keynote speakers. The dinner was a great ...

Read More

VSHL’s team has been deep in ‘get-out the pro-life-vote’ activities all this month. Now we are in the final push. We urge you to help us spread the word to your friends and family that their vote is vitally important this year. Virginia is in the crosshairs of national pro-abortion groups who are determined to keep abortion legal in Virginia throughout pregnancy. They are spending huge amounts of money in campaigns all over ...

Read More

Olivia Turner recently appeared on WVEC 13 News Now in a report on some new abortion statistics. Click here or on the image below to watch the report.

Read More

Opportunities to share information about the pro-life issues facing Virginia are many during the summer fair season. June saw two events and the VSHL team took to the road to share information about VSHL programs for young people as well as the threat posed by the “Right to Abortion” amendment to the Virginia Constitution. If pro-abortion legislators gain control of the General Assembly in the 2023 election cycle, there will ...

Read More

On Tuesday, the North Carolina State Senate overrode a veto by Governor Roy Cooper on a bill to prevent abortions after 12 weeks. While this new law will save many lives in North Carolina, abortion remains legal before 12 weeks. Most abortions happen during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy. Now Virginia Democrats are announcing their intention to make Virginia a “destination state” for abortions. With critical elections in Virginia this ...

Read More

More Abortion Businesses Allowed to Operate in Alexandria City

The Alexandria City Council has voted to allow abortion businesses to open in commercial and mixed-use areas thereby creating storefront abortion centers. The Council voted on Saturday after a heated public meeting during which many pro-life residents shared their opposition to the change. For over a week, the public had also been able to send messages to the council members regarding this new rule. In the end, the Alexandria City Council ...

Read More

The decision by U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk in the Northern District of Texas to issue a national injunction in the case brought by the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is wise and will save lives. “Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) commends this action because the abortion drug not only ends the life of an unborn child, but it also places the mother ...

Read More

In a dreadful ruling from Fairfax Circuit Judge Richard Gardiner, embryonic human beings are nothing more than property and therefore can be bought and sold. Judge Gardiner cited that the law in Virginia, which dates back to slavery days, does not prohibit the buying and selling of embryos therefore they are little more than “goods or chattels” and a price can be placed on these helpless tiny human lives. This preliminary ...

Read More

After a week of debate on the house floor devoted to changing to the rules of the House of Delegates in Virginia; An effort led by pro-abortion Delegates to force a vote on the previously defeated “Right to Abortion” Amendment, has been defeated. Pro-abortion extremists in the House used the week of floor speeches to spread more manipulative and dramatic scare tactics to make their case for enshrining Roe v. Wade ...

Read More