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Richmond Times-Dispatch: Trial in Challenges to Virginia Abortion Laws Starts Monday

May 20, 2019

A two-week trial over challenges to four strict Virginia abortion laws began on May 20. The case was filed by organizations including O’Melveny & Myers, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Issues addressed in this case include Virginia’s physician-only rule for first-trimester abortions, informed consent requirements, and criminal penalties for violations of restrictions.

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