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Virginia GOP Attack Medicaid Abortion Funding | Care2 Causes

Today the Virginia House Health, Welfare and Institutions subcommittee voted in favor of House Bill 62 which would repeal current law that provides for state funding for an abortion to low-income women when a doctor believes and certifies that the fetus would be born with a gross and totally incapacitating physical deformity or mental deficiency. The measure now moves to the full House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee. The bill passed despite medical testimony opposing the bill including testimony from professional groups like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The attacks on women coming from the Commonwealth has been horrific as of late, but this bill is especially mean-spirited and cruel. In the past fiscal year only 23 women received state Medicaid funds to terminate a pregnancy based on a fetal ano...

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