Richmond Times Dispatch Article on AG's Legal Opinion Regarding Abortion Clinic Regulation

Written by Tammie SmithRichmond, Va. -- Two of the Richmond area's three abortion clinics do not meet the standards for an outpatient surgery center and would be at risk of closing if stiffer regulations authorized by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are enacted, say critics of the proposed rules.

Statewide, up to 17 abortion clinics would be at risk of closing, according to an abortion-rights group.

Cuccinelli, a Republican, issued an opinion Aug. 20 that suggests the Virginia Board of Health has the authority to impose additional regulations on the state's abortion clinics.

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