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Virginia Abortion Clinic Regulations

Laura Bassett

Virginia Governor Orders Review Of Harsh Abortion Clinic Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced on Monday that he is appointing five new members to the state Board of Health and ordering the board to re...

Virginia's Harsh Abortion Clinic Regulations Challenged In Lawsuit

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 08.14.2013 | DC

A Northern Virginia health clinic has filed the first legal challenge to new state Board of Health regulations governing Virginia's first-trimester ab...

Laura Bassett

Virginia's New Restrictions Could Shut Down All Abortion Clinics In The State

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

The Virginia Board of Health voted 11 to 2 on Friday to pass a restrictive set of abortion clinic regulations that opponents say could shut down all 2...

Make Your Voice Heard on Reproductive Rights

Mark Herring | Posted 05.25.2013 | DC
Mark Herring

Our position is very simple and widely supported outside the extremist circles that dominate our state government: Personal medical decisions should be left to a woman and her doctor. But the laws being pushed by Ken Cuccinelli and his backers reject that fundamental premise.

GOP Gov Quietly Certifies Revised Abortion Clinic Regulations

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Gov. Bob McDonnell has certified health regulations that impose strict hospital construction standards on Virginia abortion clinics -- triggering the ...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Health Commissioner Resigns Over Abortion Clinic Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Virginia Health Commissioner Dr. Karen Remley announced her resignation on Thursday, citing the heavily politicized abortion clinic regulations that t...

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 ...

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...

Laura Bassett

State Health Board To Vote On Virginia Abortion Clinic Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

The Virginia Board of Health is set to vote Friday on proposed regulations that would force all first-trimester abortion providers in the state to mee...

Laura Bassett

Abortions To Become Scarce In Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

The Virginia Board of Health passed the most severe abortion clinic regulations in the nation on Thursday, which health advocates say could effectivel...

Laura Bassett

Top Anti-Abortion Lobbyist In Regulation Debate Married To Top State Health Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

A prominent anti-abortion lobbyist in Virginia who has been pushing the administration to adopt strict regulations for abortion clinics over the past ...

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...