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A Call for Honesty and A Call For Resistance

A Call for Honesty and A Call For Resistance

I'm rarely surprised by what I read in the newspaper  The blatant, inaccurate, one-sided propaganda faithfully reported by the media in countless articles about The Inalienable Right to Life Act (HB1) over the past few years have numbed my sense of outrage when the press not only gets its facts wrong, but then doesn't seem to care when you let them in on reality  But I must admit that I did a double-take over a few sentences I read at the end of an article in Sunday's Washington Post Read More

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The Public Policy Mission

The Public Policy Mission

My goal is to help VCA impact Virginia through well-reasoned, respectful advocacy and education on public policy issues and by challenging Christians to engage the culture and serve their communities Advocacy – VCA advocates for sound public policies at the local, state and federal level that are consistent with the foundational principles of the Bible, the Declaration of Independence and the federal and state Constitutions Our advocacy includes, but is not limited to, the following issues: 1The Sanctity of Human Life 2Religious Liberty 3Protection of the Family and Parental Rights 4Limited Government Education - VCA seeks to educate Virginians both on the important cultural issues of our times and on civic affairs We aim to provide Virginia citizens with the information and tools they need to assess and influence the performance of their elected officials Networking/Grassroots Mobilization - One of VCA's most treasured resources is our network of talented and gifted Board Members and Advisors, each of whom is connected to a unique network of friends and acquaintances and has a unique passion for particular issues VCA strives to challenge and encourage Christians, individually, and the Church, generally, to engage their culture, serve their communities, and influence their government, using their unique gifts to advance the Kingdom What We Believe: a That we are called to be "salt" and "light" in our community, state, and nation, and that we have a duty, as Christian citizens, to be involved in the workings of our government and our community; b That faith without works is dead; c That every human life, from conception until natural death, is created in the image of God and therefore precious; d That government looms too large in the everyday lives of Americans, but that the Church must fulfill its Biblical mandate of caring for the poor and helpless among us if we hope to reverse the trend toward government dependency; e That the protection of the "unalienable rights" described in the Declaration of Independence and the civil liberties set forth in our nation's Bill of Rights is essential to avoiding governmental tyranny; f That while human laws do not hold the power to change human hearts, laws that reflect the Biblical principles of our nation's Judeo-Christian heritage, such laws will serve as an important civil guide to moral behavior and yield a society that is compassionate, responsible, productive and strong; g That no Read More

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VCA Pushes for Common Sense Abortion Clinic Safety Standards

VCA Pushes for Common Sense Abortion Clinic Safety Standards

Rita Dunaway, Virginia Christian Alliance Vice President for Public Policy, writes to the Virginia State Health Commission to encourage the Board to adopt Regulations that require design and commonsense safety and sanitary procedures for abortion clinics Read More