|This is what Republicans do, move us backwards to the dark ages, to back-alley abortions, coat hangers, all of that. Don't let them get away with it, and absolutely DO NOT let them take control of the State Senate this November. If you think it's bad now...'nuff said.|
After hours of emotional debate, the Virginia Board of Health overwhelmingly approved far-reaching regulations for abortion clinics Thursday that some operators say could shut down many of the state's 22 facilities.The very specific regulations, some of the toughest in the nation, include mandates on the size of exam rooms, the width of hallways and the number of parking spaces, as well as requirements for inspections, medical procedures and record-keeping.Also, remember who's lurking in the background of all this. As Del. Charniele Herring pointed out, this is largely the handiwork of
P.P.S. See the excellent Huffington Post article for more background.
Virginia Lurches Backwards on Women's Health: Thank You Republicans!
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Posted by Lowell at 12:23 PM