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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistJust one day after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced changes to the morning-after pill, many are asking themselves how young is too young? The pill, also known as Plan B One-Step, has always been a hot topic and many said the changes are...
A political action committee comprised of conservative women allied with Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is airing ads in Virginia's urban markets attacking Democrat Terry McAuliffe on abortion. Women Speak Out Virginia, connected with...
The Virginia Board of Health has given final approval to strict new regulations that abortion-rights supporters claim would force most of Virginia's 20 abortion clinics to close. After Friday's 11-2 vote, some opponents of the regulations shouted...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistAbortion clinics across Virginia may be forced to close after a controversial vote made Friday. The Virginia Board of Health voted to require abortion clinics to meet strict codes and to tighten licensing standards. Planned Parenthood in Roanoke has...
WDBJ7 ReporterIf Virginia is going to participate in Obamacare, there will be some rules. One of those rules, state insurers cannot fund abortions. The state of Virginia will participate in the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, but it's going to do so under their...
A Senate fight is brewing over Gov. Bob McDonnell's amendment to ban abortion coverage from being sold through a new federally run health insurance exchange. The bill faces an uncertain outcome in the Senate, where Democrats and Republicans hold 20...
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Amendment proposed by Governor McDonnell would ban abortion coverage in federal health care exchangeGov. Bob McDonnell wants to prohibit abortion coverage through insurance plans purchased through the federally run health care exchange that will serve Virginia. The Republican governor added the amendment to health reform legislation that passed the...
ReporterElection Day is more than seven months away, but the Virginia Governor's race is beginning to heat up. And with Bill Bolling's decision not to enter the race as an Independent, the head-to-head match-up between Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe is...
More than two dozen people have testified at the latest in a series of public hearings on Virginia's new abortion clinic regulations. The State Board of Health conducted the hearing Thursday. Another is set for Tuesday in Alexandria. The Richmond Times-...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- More than two dozen people have testified at the latest in a series of public hearings on Virginia's new abortion clinic regulations. The State Board of Health conducted the hearing Thursday. Another is set for Tuesday in...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterState lawmakers are back in Richmond, starting the 2013 session. Uranium mining and funding for roads are two of the top challenges that lawmakers will tackle this year. But other issues are already bringing large groups of people to Capitol Square....
A Virginia Beach family physician is Virginia's new health commissioner. Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday appointed Cynthia Romero to replace Karen Remley, who resigned in October over Virginia's strict new abortion clinic regulations. According to the...
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