Parent’s Right to Know Act 2018-03-07T11:57:16-05:00

Parent’s Right to Know Act Signed by Governor along with a Second Pro-Life Bill

Click here to read the press release (April 28, 2017).

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 needed to improve the 1984 Parent’s Right to Know law that used to be on the books in West Virginia.

teen-pregnancy-picThe Parent’s Right to Know Act now allows 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 used to educate the public and our legislators, click here.

The bill was introduced in the Senate as S.B. 424. Lead Sponsor was Senator Patricia Rucker. Co-sponsors included 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 was H.B. 2002. Lead Sponsor was Delegate Kayla Kessinger. Co-sponsors included Delegates Arvon, Butler, Allen Evans, Fast, Frich, Lane, Paynter, Roger Romine, Rowan, and Wilson.

WVFL is so pleased that the Parent’s Right to Know Act was passed in both chambers and was signed by Governor Justice.

For a great informational article by President Wanda Franz, Ph.D. supporting Parent’s Right to Know, click here.