'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The Virginia Board of Health on Friday voted to adopt new regulations for the state's abortion clinics, reversing a June decision that would have exempted existing facilities from rules that opponents claim could force a majority of the state's 20 clinics to close.
If the attorney general's office deems that its office cannot represent the agency for an appropriate reason, "then the statute has a provision where outside counsel can be retained and the attorney's fee is then sent to the Commonwealth and paid out of the risk management fund," Ms. Casey said.
"It's not a matter of our personal preferences," she said. "By adding construction [restraints], we are not harming their conditions. ... I totally disagree that we are limiting access to service."