In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday upheld a lower court decision overturning Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.
The TRAP regulations will remain in effect pending the state Board of Health's review. Clinics have until the end of June to comply.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced yesterday that DREAMers, children of undocumented immigrants who lawfully live in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, will qualify for in-state college tuition at Virginia's public universities.
The bishops carefully state that "healthcare is a right," but then ask Virginia legislators to repeal healthcare for poor women facing rare, tragic circumstances.
"The plaintiffs ask for nothing more than to exercise a right that is enjoyed by the vast majority of Virginia's adult citizens."
"Women--and men--from across Virginia have been clear: they're done with politically motivated bills that attack women's health."
Virginia Del. Lynwood W. Lewis Jr. (D-Accomack) won a closely-watched state Senate race Monday, delivering a boost to recently inaugurated Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
I’m pro-choice, and will fight to repeal the mandatory ultrasound law and the TRAP regulations that target women’s health clinics."
Pro-choice state Senator Mark Herring (D) is the new attorney general of Virginia, defeating State Senator Obenshain (R) who conceded the race - after a vote recount - yesterday.