March 27, 2013 | No comments
Governor Bob McDonnell on Monday signed several Family Foundation priority bills into law!
One set of bills he signed comprised our top legislative priority in 2013. They protect the freedom of association and religious liberty rights of student groups on Virginia … Read more>
February 22, 2013 | 2 comments
Yesterday, after weeks of numerous twists and turns and more edits and amendments than the Declaration of Independence, a simple two sentence bill guaranteeing parental rights cleared both chambers of the General Assembly by large majorities and are on their … Read more>
February 6, 2013 | 1 comment
Yesterday was “crossover,” the mid-point of the 2013 General Assembly session and the day when each chamber must complete work on its own bills. It’s also a day that saw two substantial pro-family victories.
The Senate passed a priority for … Read more>
February 5, 2013 | 1 comment
Earlier today, the Senate unanimously passed two necessary budget transparency bills: SB 1129, patroned by Senator Tommy Norment (R-3, Williamsburg), identifies earmarks; and SB 1161, patroned by Senator Ralph Smith (R-19, Roanoke County), requires the proposed conference … Read more>
February 4, 2013 | 1 comment
The House of Delegates votes tomorrow on its version of the Parents Rights Bill and we need your urgent action.
Late last … Read more>
January 31, 2013 | 1 comment
Tomorrow on the Senate floor, and Friday afternoon in the House of Delegates Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia lawmakers will vote on SB 908 and HB 1642, legislation that directs Virginia courts to treat parent’s rights as fundamental … Read more>
January 29, 2013 | 1 comment
With the first two weeks of this year’s short session progressing at a less than brisk pace, it was inevitable that the start of the last week before “crossover” would be hectic. Monday did not disappoint. No less than three … Read more>
January 25, 2013 | No comments
Early Wednesday evening, a House Courts of Justice sub-committee voted to amend and report HB 1642, the “Parents Rights Bill” to the full committee, which will vote Monday whether to send it to the House floor. The bill, patroned by… Read more>
June 8, 2011 | 1 comment
On June 1, 1774, the House of Burgesses assembled in Colonial Williamsburg not in legislative session, but in fasting and prayer. It called for a Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer in response to the British blockade of Boston Harbor. … Read more>
June 28, 2010 | No comments
Thanks to Family Foundation friend Heather Cordasco for this picture from the Day of Prayer in Colonial Williamsburg earlier this month (read previous post). We wanted to give people an idea of the turnout and the how it went.… Read more>