NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia

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Name: NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Bishops Advocate More Abortion Restrictions for Poor Women

by Feminist Newswire on Apr 15, 2014 • 2:11 PM No CommentsUsing the Medicaid expansion debate as a platform, the Virginia Catholic Conference issued a statement Friday calling for the repeal of a Virginia law that allows state funding of abortion care ... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Bishops Use Medicaid Stalemate to Call for New Abortion Funding Restriction

It’s a perfect storm for opponents of reproductive rights in Virginia: Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has made Medicaid expansion his signature goal, h ouse Republicans haven’t budged , and now the Virginia Catholic Conference says it supports expanding ... [Published RHRealityCheck - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

How Virginia’s ‘Conscience Clause’ for Genetic Counselors Could Set a National Precedent

In August 2011, Liz Read-Katz was living in Texas, nearly 20 weeks pregnant, and was, in the words of the testimony she supplied to Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri, “ecstatic but scared as most soon-to-be parents are.” Then her doctor told her ... [Published RHRealityCheck - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

This Law Allows Genetic Counselors to Turn Away...

In February, when Arizona state lawmakers allowing business owners to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds, a ferocious national backlash forced Republican Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the legislation. But while Arizona legislators ... [Published Mother Jones - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Military Law Changes; Syria's Sex Violence Extreme

Syrian women and children fleeing violenceCredit: Freedom House on Flickr through Creative Commons CC 2.0(WOMENSENEWS)--CheersThe military's "good soldier" defense--in which a commendable record of service could be used against charges of sexual assault--is ... [Published Womens Enews - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

‘You Don’t Always Get To Be at the Table’: Virginia Democrat Champions ‘Conscience Law’

A recently signed law to license genetic counselors in the Commonwealth of Virginia includes a sweeping “conscience” provision that is the direct result of a partnership between an anti-choice group and a prominent Democrat who just two years ago was ... [Published RHRealityCheck - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Volley of Valentines in Virginia

Last month some women started a new front in their long war on men, women and children, a war with so many victims killed — and disabled in soul and body. And they lost. On February 17, Virginia state Senator Stephen H. Martin and other pro-life Virginia ... [Published American Spectator - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Democrats Are Already Busy Trying To Roll Back The State’s Attacks On Abortion Rights

Protesters in Virginia rallying against abortion restrictions that were enacted in 2012 CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Helber Just over a week after Democrats regained control of Virginia’s Senate, they’re already focusing their energy on undoing some of ... [Published Think Progress - Feb 06 2014]
First reported Nov 04 2013 - Updated Nov 05 2013 - 1 reports

Virginia's Libertarian Moment

Unless just about every polling outfit in the country is wrong,Terry McAuliffe should cruise to victory in Tuesday’s election. Ifhe does, says Tarina Keene, “he will owe his victory to the womenof Virginia — women who want to own their own bodies. Who ... [Published REASON Online - Nov 04 2013]
First reported Oct 22 2013 - Updated Oct 22 2013 - 1 reports

Ken Cuccinelli Has Donated Thousands Of Dollars To Crisis Pregnancy Centers That Lie To Women

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) CREDIT: Gage Skidmore/Flickr Virginia’s Republican candidate for governor, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R), has given thousands of dollars in donations to “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs). Those right-wing ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 22 2013]

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...a patient's test results if the counselor suspects the information might lead her to have an abortion—although they cannot lie about the results. "The way the law is written, if a genetic counselor doesn't think a patient will make 'the right choice' with the information you give them, well, then you don't have to tell them" says Claire Guthrie Gastañaga, the executive director of the ACLU of Virginia
...Authors conclude that "there is a real danger that women who survive the rampant gender-based violence being committed in the context of Syria 's conflict will continue to face ongoing sexual violence once the conflict ends."

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Virginia Bishops Advocate More Abortion Restric... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Apr 16 2014]
Virginia Bishops Use Medicaid Stalemate to Call... [Published RHRealityCheck - Apr 14 2014]
How Virginia’s ‘Conscience Clause’ for Genetic ... [Published RHRealityCheck - Apr 08 2014]
This Law Allows Genetic Counselors to Turn Away... [Published Mother Jones - Mar 25 2014]
Military Law Changes; Syria's Sex Violence Extreme [Published Womens Enews - Mar 15 2014]
‘You Don’t Always Get To Be at the Table’: Virg... [Published RHRealityCheck - Mar 12 2014]
A Volley of Valentines in Virginia [Published American Spectator - Mar 11 2014]
Virginia Democrats Are Already Busy Trying To R... [Published Think Progress - Feb 06 2014]
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Protesters in Virginia rallying against abortion restrictions that were enacted in 2012 CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Helber Just over a week after Democrats regained control of Virginia’s Senate, they’re already focusing their energy on undoing some of ...
Ken Cuccinelli Has Donated Thousands Of Dollars... [Published Think Progress - Oct 22 2013]
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) CREDIT: Gage Skidmore/Flickr Virginia’s Republican candidate for governor, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R), has given thousands of dollars in donations to “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs). Those right-wing ...
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