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Senate votes to delay action on “personhood” bill

The Senate has voted to suspend the controversial HB1 legislation, so-called the “personhood” bill that would give rights to fertilized eggs

UPDATE: Over 1,000 protest for women’s rights outside of Capitol today

Over 1,000 people lined the walkways outside the Capitol this afternoon in a silent protest against several pieces of legislation making their way through the General Assembly that would strip women of reproductive rights.

New bills undercut reproductive rights, says Virginia Democrats

Democratic leaders and women’s right advocates sounded the alarm Thursday about three bills they said would limit a woman’s reproductive freedom in Virginia. These bills have sparked debate, not only within the Commonwealth, but also nationwide