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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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3/25/13  8:36 pm
Commenter: Geraldine Laird

Permanent abortion facility regulations needed to protect women
 

I strongly support making the currently approved regulations for abortion facilities in VA permanent. I am deeply saddened that this is even an issue. If our state fails to protect women by providing the necessary equipment, cleanliness, and other standards of decency for them during a procedure that is overwhelmingly difficult for them to endure, what does that say about the dignity of the women of Virginia?  To settle for anything less is a sad testament that in the state of Virginia, women themselves are no better than animals!