Urge Override Of Governor McAuliffe’s Vetoes!

April 9, 2014 | 2 comments

Recently, Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed two bills that would protect religious liberty: SB 236, a bill that would protect the free speech rights of public school students; and SB 555, a bill that would have prohibited government censorship… Read more>

Urge Governor To Protect Student Free Speech Rights!

March 10, 2014 | 6 comments

The General Assembly recently passed SB 236, a priority for The Family Foundation that protects the rights of public school students to express their faith at various school events. The House of Delegates passed the bill by a vote of… Read more>

McAuliffe Dealt Setback: Senate Upholds Conscience Protection!

March 6, 2014 | 2 comments

Senate Votes Today On Conscience Protection

March 6, 2014 | 2 comments

On Tuesday, bowing to pressure from the ACLU and Planned Parenthood, Governor Terry McAuliffe amended SB 330, a genetic counseling bill, to weaken its excellent conscience protection language. Early today, the Senate will take up this amendment on the… Read more>

Student Religious Liberty On The Line In House Vote Tomorrow!

February 25, 2014 | 1 comment

Monday morning, the House Education Committee narrowly voted 12-10 to report SB 236 to the House floor, as three Republicans joined all seven Democrats in opposition. The bill, patroned by Senator Bill Carrico (R-40, Galax), a longtime defender… Read more>

Student Religious Liberty Bill In House Committee Monday Morning!

February 23, 2014 | No comments

On Monday morning, the House Education Committee will vote on SB 236, a priority for The Family Foundation that protects the rights of public school students to express their faith at various school events. Its patron is Senator Bill Read more>

#Distraction

January 14, 2014 | No comments

On Saturday, Democrat Terry McAuliffe was sworn in as the 72nd Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and it didn’t take long before he dove into the “social issues” liberals have always claimed are “distractions” from the “real issues,” such… Read more>

Apollo 8 And Christmas Eve 45 Years Ago: Same Planet, Different World

December 27, 2013 | 2 comments

Forty-five years ago this week an extraordinary event in history happened: Humans, for the first time, in the persons of Americans Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders, orbited and saw, within 60 miles, another heavenly body. Their Apollo 8… Read more>

Discrimination Against Vermont Couple Shows The Real Agenda Of The Left In Virginia

December 18, 2013 | 2 comments

Jim and Mary O’Reilly are perfect examples of the real agenda of those advocating legal protections for sexual behavior. The O’Reillys’ own a bed and breakfast in Vermont. That state not only legalized same-sex unions, but has a broad “non-discrimination”… Read more>

The Poll That Matters In The End

July 11, 2013 | 7 comments

This morning at a press conference, the Human Rights Campaign released a poll it commissioned on Virginians’ attitudes towards same-sex marriage. In sweeping statements, the HRC lauded Virginians for “support[ing] marriage equality” evidenced by its 55 percent-41 percent poll. However, after… Read more>