Skip to comments.McDonnell quietly certifies revised abortion clinic regulations [Article REEKS of liberal bias]
Posted on 01/02/2013 3:52:49 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Gov. Bob McDonnell has certified health regulations that impose strict hospital construction standards on Virginia abortion clinics triggering the next step in a multitiered approval process that could make the revised rules permanent by this summer.
Unlike the public relations ballyhoo that accompanies many executive actions, McDonnell, an anti-abortion Republican, certified the regulations and had them posted to the Virginia Town Hall website without a public announcement on the Friday between the Christmas and New Years holidays.
The signoff comes more than three months after the rules were adopted in September by the state Board of Health at a contentious meeting during which abortion-rights advocates claimed board members were being intimidated into changing their decision in June to grandfather existing clinics from the building requirements.
Members of abortion-rights advocacy groups reacted strongly to the governors approval in statements released Monday.
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That'll work until we can make murdering babies in the womb against the law.
And a medical facility doing surgery should meet the standards that hospitals have to meet.
Last week Rick Snyder signed the bill in Michigan that requires abortion clinics be licensed and actually have a doctor on site. Naturally liberals are horrified at such “government overreach”.
Funny thing is that the liberals aren’t upset that you need a license to paint fingernails or apply tattoos.