BEKAH’S STORY: A Loving Response to Victims of Rape

Dear Friends, Most Americans are very uncomfortable about the idea of abortion, but many of them cling to the notion that abortion must be available for the “hard cases” such as “in the case of rape.” Wanda Franz, Ph.D.WVFL President They are truly compassionate in wanting to provide help to the woman pregnant

ABORTION COVERAGE WIDESPREAD IN OBAMACARE

For immediate release: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 For further information: Tatiana Bergum, (202) 626-8825 or mediarelations@nrlc.org GAO report confirms elective abortion coverage widespread in Obamacare exchange plans WASHINGTON – A report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a nonpartisan investigatory arm of Congress, made public today, provides dismaying confirmation of earlier predictions by National Right

Teens: YOUR Convention and Essay Contest

Wanda Franz, Ph.D.WVFL President Dear Friends, We at West Virginians for Life deeply appreciate your commitment to the pro-life cause and your support of our work for life here in West Virginia. One of our primary goals is to educate West Virginians, including our young people. West Virginians for Life is pleased to

STAND FOR LIFE at State Convention

Wanda Franz, Ph.D.WVFL President Dear Friends, We at West Virginians for Life deeply appreciate your commitment to the pro-life cause and your support of our work for life here in West Virginia. One of our primary goals is to educate pro-life West Virginians. A major opportunity for education occurs at our annual WVFL

The Hobby Lobby Case

By Wanda Franz, Ph.D., WVFL President The Supreme Court’s decision involving the family-owned Hobby Lobby company raises issues of Federal Government overreach on many levels. When the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) became law, it reserved large areas of decision-making for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). West Virginians for Life along with National

The Hobby Lobby Decision Advances Liberty

by Opinion Editor Gunter N. Franz, PhD Associate Professor emeritus, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology West Virginia University School of Medicine   The U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling has evoked a variety of critical comments. Many of these comments claim that the Hobby Lobby ruling gives employers the right to deny their employees access

PRESIDENT’S CORNER: Special Session Possible?

Wanda Franz, Ph.D.WVFL President Dear Friends, On Friday, March 28, after the close of business, Governor Tomblin vetoed HB 4588, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. He claimed the bill was unconstitutional—a determination that is usually left to the courts. He used, as an excuse, the courts’ invalidation of Arizona’s “Mother’s Health and

PRESIDENT’S CORNER: Golf with us on June 23

WVFL PresidentWanda Franz, Ph.D. Dear Friends, West Virginians for Life is making plans for the 2nd Annual Golf FORE Life! Tournament. It will be held on Monday, June 23, Bridgeport Country Club, noon tee time. This big fund-raising event will help us do our important educational work. The First Annual West Virginians for

STATE CAPITOL REPORT

John CareyWVFL Legislative Coordinator West Virginians for Life Rebuts Misgivings of State Leadership re: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Special Session/Veto Override   Despite the unrelenting opposition by the Speaker of the House to the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, and the fact that the Speaker and his leadership team control the agenda,

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