22 Jul '12, 7pm

Gov. McDonnell Appoints Anti-Abortion Advocate To State Board Of Health | Care2 Causes

Gov. McDonnell Appoints Anti-Abortion Advocate To State Board Of Health | Care2 Causes

There are a lot of ways to restrict a woman’s access to abortion services, and not all happen via legislative process. Sometimes it happens via executive appointment. That’s the case in Virginia where Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) appointed an outspoken opponent of abortion rights to sit on the Virginia Board of Health. Dr. John W. Seeds is an obstetrician at VCU Medical Center and vice chairman on the anti-abortion group OBGYNS for Life. Seeds was one of six physicians appointed in 2011 to help draft the controversial regulations for the Virginia Department of Health, a process that became so politicized a number of the doctors involved complained that the regulations that were produced, including additional building and infrastructure requirements, were “not medically necessary” and instead driven by the radical anti-choice agenda of McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinell...

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'This Is My Body' Video Sees Women Speaking Out For Their Rights | Care2 Causes

'This Is My Body' Video Sees Women Speaking Out...

care2.com 24 Jul '12, 2am

A video posted on Vimeo just over a week ago shows several women speaking on behalf of their bodies and their lives. The c...