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Virginia Abortion Restrictions

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 Delegate Bob Marshall Claims Republicans Out To Quash Anti-Abortion Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Virginia Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William), the author of the state's fetal personhood bill, says he has always been a bit of a thorn in the side o...

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

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...

John Celock

GOP Leader: Abortion Is A 'Lifestyle Convenience'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

A top Republican legislative leader in Virginia described abortion as a "lifestyle convenience" during the floor debate on a controversial measure to ...

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...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Tells Abortion Clinics Where To Set The Thermostat

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.25.2011 | Women

The Virginia Department of Health will release proposed clinic regulations on Friday that target abortion providers and could potentially shut many of...