Virginia | In the News

Texas abortion providers evaluate reopening after SCOTUS ruling; decision could be used to strike down TRAP laws elsewhere
Texas providers who are interested in reopening facilities that closed under the law are determining how to proceed in light of the Supreme Court's ruling, which struck down contested provisions of Texas' omnibus antiabortion-rights law (HB 2), the New York Times reports.

CQ Magazine examines conservative states' attempts to defund abortion providers
Conservative states are employing several different strategies to block abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, from receiving public funding, CQ Magazine reports.

Va. gov. vetoes legislation to defund Planned Parenthood
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Tuesday vetoed a bill (HB 1090) that would have defunded Planned Parenthood clinics and other reproductive health facilities in the state, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Va. Senate passes bill to defund Planned Parenthood; gov. pledges to veto
The Virginia Senate on Monday voted to approve a bill (HB 1090) that would defund Planned Parenthood clinics and other reproductive health facilities in the state, the Augusta Free Press reports.

Va. House committee tables 20-week abortion ban until 2017
The Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee in a voice vote on Friday postponed consideration of a proposed 20-week abortion ban (HB 963) until 2017, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

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Virginia | In the Courts

This section provides a brief overview of significant cases impacting reproductive rights and health in Virginia.

Falls Church Medical Center v. Virginia Board of Health
Challenge to a Virginia Regulation that places stringent standards on the licensing and regulation of abortion facilities.

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