By Dave Andrusko After the dust settled following last Friday’s vote by the Virginia Board of Health, there are three considerations to keep in mind now (at least for now) that existing abortion clinics will be required to adhere to the new clinic regulations. First, the battle is not over. Repeat, even though the Board …Continue reading "Three Takeaways from the latest fight over abortion clinic regulations in Virginia"
By Dave Andrusko As National Right to Life News Today reported, last Friday the Virginia Board of Health reversed itself and said, yes, a law passed to regulate abortion clinics should include existing abortion clinics, not just new ones. A law passed in 2011 mandated that abortion clinics be treated like outpatient surgical centers and …Continue reading "A “genuine change of heart”: a behind the scenes look at the Virginia Board of Health vote on abortion clinic regulations"
By Dave Andrusko By an overwhelming 13-2 vote, the Virginia Board of Health today reversed its June ruling that exempted the 20 existing abortion clinics from a new law mandating abortion clinics be treated like outpatient surgical centers. The Board’s surprising 7-4 decision June 15 followed intense lobbying by pro-abortion forces. The following month Virginia …Continue reading "Virginia Board of Health reverses decision that exempted existing abortion clinics from new clinic regulations"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday the Virginia Board of Health will revisit its controversial decision to exclude existing abortion clinics from regulations formulated to implement a new law that treats abortion facilities like hospitals. The surprise 7-4 decision to include only new abortion clinics came down June 15, following a lobbying barrage by pro-abortionists. In …Continue reading "Another clash expected as Virginia Board of Health revisits controversial decision"