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Bills We Are Fighting
While the 2012 General Assembly is in session women all over Virginia are coming together to fight against these outrageous bills. See our Calendar for event listings and contact us to see how you can help!
HB 1: Grants fertilized eggs the status of persons under Virginia law, subject only to the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court precedents.
HB 261; HB 462; SB 279; SB 484: Mandatory Ultrasound before Abortion
HB 62; Withdraws authorization for Medicaid funding for termination of pregnancy for eligible women whose pregnancies have been found to be complicated by serious fetal anomalies
HB 1285; SB 637: Prohibits abortion after 20 weeks gestation unless, in reasonable medical judgment, the mother’s life is at risk or the mother is at risk of substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function.
HB 464; SB 496: Creates the state’s health care exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act but prohibits the sale of insurance coverage for abortions, except when the pregnancy endangers the mother’s life or is the result of rape or incest.