Parent’s Right to Know Act Signed by Governor along with a Second Pro-Life Bill
(April 28, 2017) To read the press release, click here.
Shocking Tape Reveals Abuses at
West Virginia’s Planned Parenthood Clinic in Vienna
West Virginians for Life has obtained an audio recording of a call made to the Planned Parenthood clinic near Parkersburg. In the audio, the female caller represents herself as a 13 year-old girl who was impregnated by a 22 year-old man. The call revealed possible violations of West Virginia law. Most shocking however, is the lack of action on the part of Planned Parenthood to intervene in an illegal and abusive relationship. Click Here to listen. (3.3 Mb WMA file)
It is precisely because of such atrocities above, that we need to improve the current Parent’s Right to Know law already on the books in West Virginia.
The Parent’s Right to Know Act would allow parents and appropriate law enforcement authorities to protect our children by requiring abortionists to notify parents of their minor child’s pending abortion and exposing sexual abuse.
For a Parent’s Right to Know fact sheet, click here.
The bill has been introduced in the Senate as S.B. 424. Lead Sponsor is Senator Patricia Rucker. Co-sponsors include Senators Azinger, Blair, Boley, Boso, Clements, Cline, Ferns, Gaunch, Hall, Karnes, Mann, Maroney, Maynard, Mullins, Ojeda, Prezioso, Smith, Swope, Sypolt, Takubo, Trump, Unger, and Weld.
In the House, the bill is H.B. 2002. Lead Sponsor is Delegate Kayla Kessinger. Co-sponsors include Delegates Arvon, Butler, Allen Evans, Fast, Frich, Lane, Paynter, Roger Romine, Rowan, and Wilson.
It is not too soon to be calling and emailing your Senators and Delegates regarding these bills. Ask them to support the Parent’s Right to Know Act. The capitol switchboard number is 1-877-565-3447.
Simply click here to go to a list of Senators with phone numbers and email addresses. Just look for the county in which you reside.
Visit here to find a list of Delegates. Again just look for your county.
Print out these lists and refer to them frequently throughout the legislative session, which will end on April 8.
For more information click here for Parent’s Right to Know Act article by President Wanda Franz, Ph.D.