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Washington Examiner: Legal Challenge to Virginia Abortion Restrictions Allowed to Move Forward

September 27, 2018

A federal judge ruled that the State of Virginia cannot block a lawsuit brought by O’Melveny on behalf of the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and ACLU of Virginia. This suit, which is being heard in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, challenges current abortion restrictions in the commonwealth, some of which go back decades. These include “requirements for clinic licensing, requirements for undergoing an ultrasound, and a ban on allowing certain healthcare workers to provide abortions.” To read the full article, click here