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Statement by VA Bishops on Governor’s Vetoes of Coercive Contraceptive Bills

May 17, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Governor Youngkin’s Vetoes of Coercive Contraceptive Bills We are pleased that Governor Youngkin has vetoed SB 237/HB 609 and SB 238/HB 819...

How did your legislators vote in 2024 session?

April 24, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

See how your senator and delegate voted!During the 2024 Virginia General Assembly session (Jan. 10 – March 9), your state senator and delegate cast key votes on critical issues impacting human life,...

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Governor Youngkin’s Vetoes of Abortion Shield Legislation

April 5, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Governor Youngkin’s Vetoes of Abortion Shield Legislation We welcome and are very grateful for Governor Youngkin’s vetoes of SB 15, SB 716, HB...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 9

March 8, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 9Session is on track to end tomorrow (Saturday, March 9) as scheduled, culminating with a vote on the budget bill the General Assembly will send to the...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 8

March 1, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 8State legislation: Session is scheduled to end just over a week from now (on March 9). This week the Virginia General Assembly sent harmful and dangerous...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 7

February 23, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 7VA Pro-Life DayVirginia Pro-Life Day: On Wednesday, Virginia Pro-Life Day drew thousands of people to Capitol Square in Richmond to advocate, witness and pray...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 6

February 16, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 6The Feb. 13 crossover deadline has come and gone. We are glad to see legislation advancing that would make prescription drugs more affordable, place clear...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 5

February 9, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 5The House and Senate are racing to complete work on their respective bills by the Feb. 13 crossover deadline. After that date, with the exception of the...

Statement and Call to Action by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Assisted Suicide Legislation

February 4, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Statement and Call to Action by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Assisted Suicide Legislation Legislation to legalize physician assisted suicide is moving rapidly in this year’s Virginia...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 4

February 2, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 4Many bills advanced this week. While some bills we support are moving forward, there was also alarming movement on four big threats.Assisted suicide: Two...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 3

January 26, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 3In this third week of the Virginia General Assembly session, bill hearings continued at a rapid pace and sometimes went late into the evening. We testified on...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 2

January 19, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 2 Here in Richmond, we stand in prayer and solidarity with all those participating in the National March for Life in DC today!Bill hearings picked up...

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 1

January 12, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Virginia General Assembly Update – Week 1 The 2024 General Assembly session began this Wednesday, January 10. Already, well over 2,000 bills and resolutions have been introduced. Legislators...

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January 4, 2024 by Jeff Caruso

Opt in nowThank you for your valued participation in our email advocacy network! As we head into the 2024 legislative session, we are now offering an additional way for you to receive our alerts...

Save the Date for Virginia Pro-Life Day - February 21st, 2024

December 13, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

To learn more, visit vaprolifeday.org and sign up for email alerts! Stay tuned for more information soon! ~~Pregnant and need help? Click here to find pregnancy resources offered by...

Vote today

November 7, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

Take a final look at our Election Resource Hub, then go vote!Election Day is today, November 7. Visit the VCC Election Resource Hub one last time. Then go vote in these critical elections...

Faithful Citizenship Presentation in Richmond

October 4, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

At St. Bridget’s parish on Thursday, Oct. 5: Please attend!This election season and beyond, we are called to take an active part in public life to promote the common good. Do you want to learn more...

USCCB Alert: Adequately fund WIC

September 26, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

USCCB Alert: Adequately fund WIC All families in need must have access to life-saving nutrition and health services. As the Senate puts together a short-term funding measure (“continuing...

Early voting begins today

September 22, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

Prepare to vote by visiting VCC Election Resource HubEarly voting begins today! Now through Election Day on November 7, voters will decide who will represent them in the state Senate and House of...

Elections are coming, voter resources are here

September 5, 2023 by Jeff Caruso

Prepare and vote: Read bishops’ letter and other VCC resources In the coming weeks and months, voters will elect members to all 140 seats in the Virginia General Assembly, as well as other...

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