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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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3/15/13  12:58 pm
Commenter: Karen Dawkins

Support Women's Health & Safety
 

Abortion clinics have said they can self-regulate, but dozens of safety violations were reported when they were finally examined this past year. We examine restaurants for safety, why not a medical clinic? Abortion clinics are medical clinics because they perform medical procedures. Women have died in Virginia because of improper safety standards in abortion clinics. How many undocumented cases of infections or required corrective surgeries have resulted from sloppy or unsanitary conditions? Most are probably undocumented because of the stigma of abortion. TRAP regulations just makes sound medical sense!