NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
Tarina Keene is the executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia. She has a master’s degree in public administration from Old Dominion University and six-years of experience working on reproductive healthcare policy at the Virginia General Assembly.
McDonnell’s Forced Ultrasound Bill Awakens a Sleeping Giant — Pro-Choice Virginians — and They Are Going to the Polls
With their new power in Richmond, anti-choice politicians thought 2012 was their premier opportunity to railroad these policies into law with little resistance. These lawmakers grossly underestimated the outrage their insidious attacks on women’s health would provoke in Virginia and across the nation. With this spring awakening will come retribution at the polls this fall and in fall 2013.
Virginia’s General Assembly revoked the rights of low-income women to Medicaid funding for abortion in cases where a pregnancy presents a “substantial endangerment” to their health. They claims its about money. It’s not.