Senate Shuts Down Bill to Require ‘Informed Written Consent’ for Abortion

State legislators did not advance a Virginia House bill that advo­cates said would have provided more informa­tion to women seeking an abortion and which opponents saw as politi­cized and unnecessary. House Bill 212, intro­duced by Del. Karen S. Greenhalgh, R-Virginia Beach, expanded the parameters of writ­ten consent already re­quired by law of women seeking an abortion. Medical providers would have […]

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