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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Virginia Department of Health
Board
State Board of Health
chapter
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Action Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 3/29/2013
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1/29/13  9:26 pm
Commenter: Katherine

Trap Regulations
 

I believe strongly that women deserve access to safe and inexpensive abortions.  As a young woman, this is incredibly important to me. 

These regulations seem to assume that these clinics are not safe, and yet..

The high standard of care provided by women’s health centers is proven by their safety record. There is no evidenced based reason for adding the unnecessary regulations promoted by TRAP.  Abortion is one of the safest medical procedures. Overregulation will limit access to a wide range of preventive reproductive health care services provided by women’s health clinics, including life-saving cancer screenings, family planning, and sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment.