GA Update: This Week’s Abortion Votes

February 7, 2014 | 1 comment

Yesterday morning, the Senate Education and Health Committee, on a party line 9-5 vote (with 1 abstention) reported SB 617 to the Senate floor, a bill that would repeal the ultrasound update to the informed consent law that conservatives fought… Read more>

Who’s Wasting Time And Not Dealing With The “Real Issues”?

March 8, 2012 | 6 comments

One thing we hear often is that the General Assembly needs to work on “real issues,” such as job creation, and stop “wasting time” on social issues; that Virginia’s lawmakers must focus on their most important job — the budget. If… Read more>

What The Media Calls Mainstream . . .

February 23, 2012 | 9 comments

The face of Planned Parenthood in Virginia: Today was its lobby day at the General Assembly and this was the reaction this morning of one of its activists (and several behind her, see the raised arm) after the Senate Education… Read more>

Not So Pretty In Pink

August 18, 2011 | No comments

As summer draws to a close, and November’s crucial state Senate elections approach, pro-abortion groups are recognizing that their long term control of the all-important Senate Education and Health Committee may soon slip from their grasp. Ed and Health, referred… Read more>

BREAKING: A Senate Cover-Up On HB 10 Or Just A "Clerical" Mistake?

February 16, 2010 | No comments

Friday afternoon, we were the first to alert the public that the Senate had assigned the Virginia Health Care Freedom Act (HB 10), in a blatant violation of its rules, to the Education and Health Committee. The bill, which … Read more>

Abortion Center Licensure Bill Passes House Of Delegates With Huge Bi-Partisan Majority!

January 26, 2010 | 1 comment

Today, the House of Delegates passed by a vote of 72-25 HB 393, patroned by Delegate Matt Lohr (R-26, Harrisonburg), a bill that would put unregulated abortion centers (see LiveActionBlog) under three simple regulations: licensure, an annual inspection… Read more>