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VA State board gives in to conservative pressure; controversial vote could shut down all of state’s abortion clinics

September 14, 2012

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Mother Jones, September 14, 2012 by Kate Sheppard The “war on women” headlines aren’t going away. Under pressure from conservative politicians, the Virginia Board of Health voted Friday to reverse an earlier decision that would have protected the state’s existing abortion clinics from strict new regulations. All clinics that provide first-trimester abortions now have two […]