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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Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [REPEALED] [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]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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1/29/13  1:01 pm
Commenter: Harold Diggs

Pass and Implement the Abortion Center Health Safety Standards

Incredibly, even after the discoveries of so many violations at other centers earlier in the year, the abortion industry has not cleaned up its act. 

With the discovery of dozens of health and safety violations through the initial announced inspections of abortion centers, the need for these standards is crystal clear.  The billion dollar abortion industry simply cannot be trusted to put patient safety ahead of profit.  While the regulatory process isn’t complete, the steps taken to this point have made Virginia’s abortion centers a little safer for the women facing unplanned pregnancies who make the decision to end the life of their unborn child.

The construction standards are necessary to improve access for emergency personnel and equipment when medical emergencies take place, and the rest of the standards are basic to any medical facility that puts its patients ahead of its profits. 

I expect the Board of Health to pass these regulations and get them implemented in a timely manner.

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