Posts Tagged Abortion
Abortion is one of the hottest issues on the campaign trail this year, and a new poll from Christopher Newport University shows voters have conflicted opinions. Michael Pope explains.
Across Virginia, some Commonwealth’s Attorneys are already saying they will not prosecute abortion cases if it becomes illegal. But, as Michael Pope reports, lawmakers opposed to abortion could find ways around that.
Advocates for abortion rights are trying to figure out how Virginia might end up providing the procedure to women from prohibition states. Michael Pope reports.
The recent Supreme Court decision on abortion is setting the stage for a General Assembly session where reproductive rights will be on the agenda. Michael Pope reports.
The conversation about abortion may end up being a major campaign issue this year. Michael Pope reports it’s already taking center stage in one of Virginia’s most competitive House races.
One of the many things that the pandemic changed was the approach doctors take to consulting with patients. As Michael Pope reports, that will play an important role in the upcoming debate over abortion.
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is calling on lawmakers to ban abortion in Virginia after 15 weeks of pregnancy. But, as Michael Pope reports, that might be a bit more complicated than it seems.
Friday’s Supreme Court decision that ended federal protections for abortion is setting up a political battle in Virginia. Jahd Khalil tells us what’s coming next.
In 1973, the landmark ruling in Roe versus Wade overturned existing laws that restricted abortions to certain kinds of cases. But as Michael Pope reports, the origin of Virginia’s law prohibiting abortion goes back much further.
The politics of abortion are becoming increasingly intense. But as Michael Pope reports, they don’t always play out as expected.
As the United States Supreme Court appears ready to overturn Roe v. Wade, advocates on both sides of the issue are preparing for how to handle state law on abortion. Michael Pope reports.
Republicans are about to take power in Richmond. But Democrats will still be in power until mid-January. And as Michael Pope reports, many of them are urging lawmakers to convene in a special lame duck session.
Republican candidate for governor Glenn Youngkin is on the campaign trail talking to voters. But, he’s not answering questions about one hot-button issue. Michael Pope reports.
A bill that expands insurance coverage of abortion services is moving forward in Richmond. Michael Pope reports.
Lawmakers are back in session, and they’re debating a familiar topic of disagreement: abortion. Michael Pope reports.
Now that Democrats have the majority they’re looking to make it easier for women to access abortions. This week, committees in both Virginia’s House and Senate have given their stamp of approval to legislation that would roll back abortion restrictions put in place under Republicans. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
State lawmakers have cut funding for a Department of Health program that pays for certain abortions. The budget amendment slid under the radar during a busy legislative session. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
A viral video of a House subcommittee meeting has turned the General Assembly upside down and made it the focus of conservative media. Michael Pope has more on the latest round of accusations.
On the campaign trail, issues surrounding women’s health are becoming one of the hottest points of debate between statewide candidates. Michael Pope has details.
Members of the Virginia House of Delegates are about to consider an effort to create a Day of Tears in Virginia. As Michael Pope tells us from the Capitol, the idea is to mourn the loss of unborn children to abortion.