President George W. Bush’s pro-life speech, issued while opening the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington on March 22, 2001, is available on the White House website at:

The World Family Conference, put on by American Life League and the Population Research Institute, features Pro-Life Bishop John W. Yanta of Amarillo, Texas. After being named auxiliary bishop of the diocese of San Antonio, he placed the “precious feet” pro-life symbol on his crest. reports that Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore Monday signed legislation requiring informed consent and a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion. The Virginia Department of Health will develop information on the stages of pregnancy during an unborn child’s development. It will also provide an index of services that are available to pregnant women throughout the state including, financial help, adoption information, health services and tips on parenting.