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National Right to Life Congratulates Former Spokesperson, Kay Coles James, on Her Appointment as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Jan 13, 2022 | 2022 Press Releases, Press Releases, Press Room

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin announced that he has appointed Kay Coles James as the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

James served as a National Right to Life spokesperson in the 1980s followed by prominent positions in the administrations of both Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush as well as serving in various capacities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The following can be attributed to Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life:

We are extremely proud of and wish to congratulate Kay Coles James on her appointment as Secretary of the Commonwealth. During her time at National Right to Life, Kay Coles James exhibited the same outstanding qualities that have made her such an exceptional leader. The compassion, vision, and aptitude she brought to her role at National to Right Life will certainly be an asset to the Youngkin Administration.

Founded in 1968, National Right to Life (NRL) is a federation of 50 state affiliates and the District of Columbia with more than 3,000 local chapters nationwide. National Right to Life is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, National Right to Life works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.