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Topic - Anna Scholl
Pro-choice advocates still face a number of hurdles after the Virginia Board of Health's sudden decision to exempt existing abortion clinics from having to comply with hospitallike construction requirements on items such as hallway width and room sizes.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has proposed relaxing a high-profile voter-identification measure passed by the General Assembly this year — one of more than 100 bills he wants amended. He also issued seven vetoes.
"Instead of forcing our teachers to carry weapons and our children to live in fear every day, we should let them focus on teaching and learning and demand that our leaders worry about keeping dangerous weapons off the streets and out of the hands of criminals," she said.
Anna Scholl, executive director of ProgressVA, told the Richmond Times-Dispatch there was "just no reason" to allow guns in schools.