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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [REPEALED] [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Action Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 3/29/2013
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1/28/13  9:49 pm
Commenter: Dr. Roy Wilensky

TRAP Regulations

These and similar regulations will only lead to less prenatal care and more back-alley abortions. Do you think people are going to abstain from sex or increase their use of contraception just because there's a dearth of reproductive-health centers in the state? The answer is a definite no. Regulations like these don't enhance public health; on the contrary they damage it and in the long run cost us more, both economically and socially.

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