Abortion

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State lawmakers have cut funding for a Department of Health program that pays for certain abortions. The budget amendment slid under the radar during a busy legislative session.

Abortion rights advocates will be in federal court next week, hoping to get rid of several restrictions imposed by Virginia’s legislature.  As Sandy Hausman reports, they’ll argue the limits don’t meet standards imposed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

A viral video of a House subcommittee meeting has turned the General Assembly upside down and made it the focus of conservative media.

Michael Pope

A push by Virginia Democrats to loosen restrictions on late-term abortions is erupting into a fierce partisan clash because of a viral video in which a lawmaker acknowledges her legislation would allow abortions up until moments before birth.

A group of women's health care providers filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn a number of Virginia's abortion regulations in light of a landmark 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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