The governor may have signed the bill into law, but activists aren’t ready to accept defeat.
The measures would force clinics that perform abortions in the first trimester to modify their facilities in several ways that are not required of other outpatient medical facilities or existing hospitals in the state.
Nothing made it out of the Virginia assembly’s committee when it comes to abortion bills. That’s good news and bad news for reproductive rights supporters.
A proposal in the Virginia General Assembly to eliminate state funding for certain abortions could force some low-income women to carry to term a fetus with a low likelihood of survival.