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Gov. McAuliffe Directs Va. Abortion Clinic Regulation Review

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday directed Virginia’s Board of Health to review new abortion clinic regulations and appointed five members to the board that the governor said share his commitment to women’s health.


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Anti-Abortion Groups Boycott Girl Scout Cookies

Anti-abortion groups angry over what they see as the Girl Scouts’ support for abortion-rights advocates are organizing a cookie boycott.


Artist model of a fetus held at a Planned Parenthood clinic protest. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: U.S. Abortion Rate At Lowest Since 1973

Abortion rate dropped to 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 in 2011.


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GOP Questions IRS Scrutiny Of Anti-Abortion Groups

When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the IRS asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were educational.


A new Gallup poll asked respondents how other fellow Americans feel about abortion: 51 percent of U.S. adults said they think the public is mostly “pro-choice,” while 35 percent said “pro-life” stances held the majority. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Incorrectly Believe ‘Pro-Choice’ Dominates US Abortion Views

More than half of Americans misjudge the country’s views on abortion, believing incorrectly that the U.S. public is predominantly “pro-choice.”


Approaching the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, a new Pew Research survey finds that support remains high along with a lack of awareness. (Photo credit  ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Poll: 40 Years Later, 37 Percent Of Youth Unfamiliar With Roe V. Wade

As the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade approaches, 63 percent of Americans still support the ruling for a woman’s right to an abortion – but many younger people are unaware of the historic case.


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2012 Abortion Bill Haunts Va. Lawmakers As New Session Starts

Legislators are arriving in Richmond for a legislative session that will feature debates on education, transportation, guns and uranium mining.


Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.


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Opinion: Just Biding Our Time

In no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.


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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.