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Samantha Lachman

Virginia Board Votes To Amend Harsh Abortion Clinic Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

Virginia's Board of Health voted Thursday to begin a process of revising tough restrictions on abortion clinics, in a setback for abortion opponents. ...

Laura Bassett

Virginia's Anti-Abortion Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

Under pressure from Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginia Board of Health voted on Friday to pass a set of building...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Board Of Health Pressured To Pass Strict Abortion Clinic Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Under mounting pressure from Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginia Board of Health on Friday must consider...

Laura Bassett

'Activist Attorney General' Ken Cuccinelli Misused Power On Abortion Clinic Regulations, ACLU Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli refused to approve new abortion clinic regulations on Monday that the state Board of Health voted to pass in ...

Virginia Attorney General Makes New Move On Abortion

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 07.17.2012 | DC

Richmond, Va. -- Virginia's attorney general has refused to certify new abortion clinic regulations, saying the state Board of Health unlawfully strip...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Board Of Health Nixes Controversial Abortion Clinic Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

The Virginia Board of Health voted 7 to 4 on Friday to strike from the state's new abortion clinic regulations a controversial provision that would ha...

The High School Sports Epidemic Nobody's Talking About

Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

It's a common story: the quarterback of the high school football team gets body-slammed during the game, ends up with a concussion, and, much to his d...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Women Could Lose Access To Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

There are 22 facilities that provide first-trimester abortions in Virginia, and all of them may have to close their doors over the next two years if t...