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Virginia Department of Health
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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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3/29/13  7:45 pm
Commenter: Kathy H. Sarosdy

Do the right thing
 

Please shoot down the morality-motivated clinic regulations that threaten women's constitutional rights.  These regulations are not only medically inappropriate but cruel to the women of Virginia, especially low income and uninsured citizens.  Clinics provide much more than abortion services, but since that is the real issue with these regulations, clinics' high standard of care has made abortion one of the very safest medical procedures.  Do not deny Virginia's female citizens access to essential health care.  Do not be intimidated by Cuccinelli and McDonald.  YOU have the power to do the right thing not only for women, but also for this Commonwealth and our country.  Women are NOT second-class citizens; women are NOT subordinate to men in a free society; women have as much right to quality health care and control over their own bodies as men.  Stand up to these bullies who look so unlike the actual make-up of Virginia's population and stop them from imposing their uneducated opinions on issues that affect real women and families.  Do the right thing.