VA Board of Health relaxes proposed restrictions for existing abortion clinics

The Virginia Board of Health has eliminated the most hotly-contested provision in the state’s new abortion clinic regulations.   The board voted 7-4 Friday to strike a requirement that existing clinics meet the same strict building standards as new hospital construction. Only newly-constructed clinics would be held to those standards. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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