Elaine Hanger


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Elaine_Hanger Elaine Hanger

Chairman-Legislative Committee,
Virginia Christian Alliance
Chesterfield, VA


Happily married to her husband, Harry, for 32 years with 3 children and one grandchild. Elaine has a Bachelors degree in Medical Technology from David Lipscomb University. She has worked part time for Patient First for 19 years as a Medical Technologist. She has been a Bible teacher to youth most of her adult life. Her passion, however, for the past 30 years has been her desire to see the holocaust of abortion come to an end. This has taken various forms of activism ranging from sidewalk counseling at abortion facilities, involvement in numerous political campaigns, to networking with pastors. Elaine also serves as the coordinator for the National Day of Prayer in Chesterfield County.

Letters to the Editor

African American Pastors Take Courageous Stand

Bob Marshall Takes Courageous Stand 

Nonprofit Group Opening Chesterfield Pregnancy Center

Chesterfield School “In School We Trust” Incident

Where is the Crying Need, Babies have a Crying Need written and published in the Richmond Times Dispatch in response to Barton Hinkle’s opinion piece on abortion clinics.

Virginia Women Need to Wake Up from Nightmare written in response to Katharine Waddell’s recent Op/Ed in the Richmond Times Dispatch, “Virginia women, wake up — your rights are being violated”:


When Tolerance is Intolerable  Or A Christian Response to Unjust Laws

I.  The purpose of government according to Scripture I Peter 2:14  to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.

II.  Biblical directive to submit to the governing authorities

     Romans 13 and I Peter 2:13-14

III.  Peter and John refuse to submit to the governing body of the Sanhedrin Acts 4:1-20 

       and again in Acts 5:28-29.

       1.  Other examples of Biblical heroes who refused to submit to governing authorities:

            a.    Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego  Daniel 3: 1-20      

            b.    Rahab  Joshua 2:1-22

            c.    Hebrew midwives  Exodus 1:15-22


    Commonality among these examples:  they were all told to do something that violated God’s law.    


IV. Does this still happen?

  1. Slavery 

       2.  Abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell destruction

3.  Redefinition of marriage

       4.  Threat to religious liberties


V.  What are Christians to do?

1. The Manhattan Declaration

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