Tag Archives: Abortion Clinic Regulations

Va. Board of Health rolls back protective abortion clinic regulations, but many more steps before changes take effect

By Dave Andrusko As universally expected, a revamped Virginia Board of Health began the process of gutting regulations that would have upgraded what was required of abortion clinics in the Commonwealth. The vote was 9-6. However the

Virginia Board of Health expected to gut abortion clinic regulations

By Dave Andrusko This falls squarely under the “elections do matter” category. In 2013, when pro-abortion Terry McAuliffe, running over with money and media support, defeated pro-life Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to become Virginia’s new governor, the

Federal Judge Kevin Sharp Issues New Injunction Barring Tennessee District Attorneys From Enforcing Law

In a federal court hearing Thursday morning, Chief Judge Kevin Sharp issued a new injunction barring District Attorneys in both Davidson and Sullivan counties from enforcing Tennessee’s new state law that requires abortion facilities performing 50 or

Federal Judge bars two Tennessee district attorneys from enforcing law requiring abortion clinics to be regulated as ambulatory surgical facilities

By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Kevin Sharp today barred district attorneys in Davidson and Sullivan counties from enforcing a Tennessee law that requires abortion facilities that perform 50 or more abortions annually to meet the standards

Pro-Life Bills Given Ceremonial Signing by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam

Governor, Legislators, and Grassroots Advocates Join to Mark Enactment To the cheers of onlookers, Governor Bill Haslam added his signature on Wednesday to long-sought pro-life policies during a ceremonial bill signing at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium. Bills

Tennessee Gov. signs 48-hour waiting period into law

  By Dave Andrusko Ten days ago Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law requiring that all clinics performing more than 50 surgical abortions each year be regulated as outpatient surgery centers and inspected annually.

Virginia AG adopts pro-abortion position on abortion clinic regulations

By Dave Andrusko In arguably the least surprising legal opinion of 2015, pro-abortion Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) issued an opinion today that adopts the abortion industry’s position on a 2013 law intended to upgrade abortion

House includes pro-life bills in HHS omnibus legislation

Minnesota State Rep. Debra Kiel

Editor’s note. The following news release was issued by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life. ST. PAUL — Legislation to license abortion facilities and end taxpayer funded abortion has been added to the Minnesota House of Representatives Health

House panel votes to license abortion facilities in Minnesota

Minnesota State Rep. Debra Kiel

Measure to help ensure safety of women has passed through four committees ST. PAUL — Legislation to license abortion facilities in Minnesota was approved Friday by the House Ways and Means committee. The measure aims to safeguard

Bills to license facilities and ban public funding of abortion reflect Minnesota’s values

By Scott Fischbach In their recent Community Voices commentary (“Five anti-choice bills would especially burden low-income women,” April 1), Karen Law and Andrea Ledger write that legislative proposals to license abortion facilities and prohibit taxpayer funding of

Bill to license abortion facilities approved by second House committee

Minnesota State Rep. Debra Kiel

By Paul Stark ST. PAUL — Legislation that aims to safeguard the health of women in abortion facilities passed through a second committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives Wednesday. It is strongly supported by Minnesota Citizens

Minnesota House committee approves bills to ban taxpayer funded abortion, license abortion facilities

Minnesota State Rep. Debra Kiel

Third pro-life bill would strengthen protection of babies born alive after abortion ST. PAUL — Bills to license abortion facilities and end taxpayer funding of abortion passed a committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives on Wednesday.