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In a recent letter to Virginia's health department, Attorney General Mark Herring said doctors do not need to tell parents if teens have abortions. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2014 file photo, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at a news conference at his office in Richmond, Va. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday, Feb. 4, on whether Virginia's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Herring, the state's newly elected Democratic attorney general, said he has already decided to side with the plaintiffs and will not defend the ban. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown, File)

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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at a news conference at his office, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Richmond, Va., where he stated he has changed his position on the marriage equality case and now supports gay marriage. Herring said he has concluded that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and on Thursday he joined a lawsuit challenging it. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring leaves Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Herring the state's newly elected Democratic attorney general has already decided to side with the plaintiffs and will not defend the ban. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2014 file photo, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at a news conference at his office in Richmond, Va. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday, Feb. 4, on whether Virginia's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Herring, the state's newly elected Democratic attorney general, said he has already decided to side with the plaintiffs and will not defend the ban. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown, File)

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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at a news conference at his office, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Richmond, Va., where he stated he has changed his position on the marriage equality case and now supports gay marriage. Herring said he has concluded that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and on Thursday he joined a lawsuit challenging it. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at a news conference at his office, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Richmond, Va., where he stated he has changed his position on the marriage equality case and now supports gay marriage. Herring said he has concluded that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and on Thursday he joined a lawsuit challenging it. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

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** FILE ** Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring smiles during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., in this Dec. 18, 2013, file photo. Herring has concluded that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional and he will no longer defend it in federal lawsuits challenging it, his office said Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

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** FILE ** Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring smiles during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., in this Dec. 18, 2013, file photo. Herring has concluded that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional and he will no longer defend it in federal lawsuits challenging it, his office said Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)