NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia

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Name: NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Time running out to comment on abortion clinic rules

Virginians have a couple more weeks to make their views known to the Board of Health on the regulations governing outpatient clinics that provide first-trimester abortion services. The public comment period, set in motion by Gov. Terry McAuliffe's call ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Women's Advocates: Hobby Lobby Ruling "Hurts Virginia Women's Care"

PHOTO: The retailer Hobby Lobby will not have to pay for insurance coverage for certain types of contraception for its employees following Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Photo courtesy U.S. Supreme Court.July 2, 2014RICHMOND, Va. - Family-planning ... [Published Public News Service - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Northern Virginia Lawmakers to Participate in Candlelight Vigil, for Those Affected by Health Care Coverage Gap

Health care advocates and local Democrats plan to gather Tuesday night in a vigil to "stand up for those affected by the General Assembly refusing to close the health care coverage gap in Virginia."The vigil will take place Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at the ... [Published Arlington VA Patch - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic senators nominate an anti-choice, pro-gun anti-Obamacare legislator for federal&nbspbench

This is no way to repay the favor, guys.Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have made two recommendations for vacancies on the federal bench, saying that "both attorneys have built 'exemplary records' and earned top marks for the skills and ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Two Democratic Senators Push ‘Pro-Life,’ ‘Pro-Gun,’ Anti-Obamacare Lawmaker For The Federal Bench

Former Virginia House Minority Leader and potential judicial nominee Ward Armstrong CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Helber Ward Armstrong, a former Democratic Virginia lawmaker that Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (D-VA) recommended to the White House for ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Gun Activists Adopt Anti-Abortion Tactics

Foes of abortion and foes of guns have a similar problem: TheSupreme Court, which says government cannot ban either oneoutright. What to do? Increasingly, the two advocacy movements areresorting to a similar solution: targeted regulation.Abortion opponents ... [Published REASON Online - Jun 09 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Virginia Governor Takes The First Step Toward Repealing ‘Extreme’ Abortion Clinic Restrictions

Gov. Terry McAuliffe delivering his inaugural address. CREDIT: AP Images/Patrick Semansky Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is ordering a review of the medically unnecessary restrictions on abortion clinics that the state’s health board approved ... [Published Think Progress - May 12 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]

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...noted the regulations' failure to distinguish between surgical abortions and medical abortions, with the latter involving the taking of a pill. "It seems they're out of touch with the reality of medicine" she said
"These are private medical decisions that should be made by women," she said, "and certainly, because it is so popular, it's essential to their health-care package."
On Monday, House Speaker William J Howell, R-Fredericksburg, engaged in what the Virginia Coalition for a Healthier Virginia calls a "procedural sleight-of-hand and refused to allow the House to consider the governor's vetoes of budget items related to Medicaid expansion. This continued legislative inaction on Medicaid expansion is unacceptable. The House has rejected compromise after compromise, and they need to know that we won’t give up the fight for the 400,000 Virginians eligible for health coverage."
Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have made two recommendations for vacancies on the federal bench, saying that "both attorneys have built 'exemplary records' and earned top marks for the skills and temperament needed to be a judge." Except one of those attorneys has a less than exemplary record from a progressive political standpoint. Or even a basic judgement standpoint

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Time running out to comment on abortion clinic ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Jul 17 2014]
Women's Advocates: Hobby Lobby Ruling "Hurts Vi... [Published Public News Service - Jul 02 2014]
Northern Virginia Lawmakers to Participate in C... [Published Arlington VA Patch - Jun 26 2014]
Democratic senators nominate an anti-choice, pr... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 17 2014]
Two Democratic Senators Push ‘Pro-Life,’ ‘Pro-G... [Published Think Progress - Jun 13 2014]
Anti-Gun Activists Adopt Anti-Abortion Tactics [Published REASON Online - Jun 09 2014]
Virginia Governor Takes The First Step Toward R... [Published Think Progress - May 12 2014]
Virginia Democrats Are Already Busy Trying To R... [Published Think Progress - Feb 06 2014]
Virginia's Libertarian Moment [Published REASON Online - Nov 04 2013]
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Democratic senators nominate an anti-choice, pr... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 17 2014]
This is no way to repay the favor, guys.Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have made two recommendations for vacancies on the federal bench, saying that "both attorneys have built 'exemplary records' and earned top marks for the skills and ...
Two Democratic Senators Push ‘Pro-Life,’ ‘Pro-G... [Published Think Progress - Jun 13 2014]
Former Virginia House Minority Leader and potential judicial nominee Ward Armstrong CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Helber Ward Armstrong, a former Democratic Virginia lawmaker that Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (D-VA) recommended to the White House for ...
Virginia Governor Takes The First Step Toward R... [Published Think Progress - May 12 2014]
Gov. Terry McAuliffe delivering his inaugural address. CREDIT: AP Images/Patrick Semansky Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) is ordering a review of the medically unnecessary restrictions on abortion clinics that the state’s health board approved ...
Virginia Democrats Are Already Busy Trying To R... [Published Think Progress - Feb 06 2014]
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 ...
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