Virginia

After a significant shift in the composition of the Virginia legislature, NIRH is supporting NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia and Progress Virginia, along with the Virginia Pro-Choice Coalition, to pass legislation to remove some of the most significant and onerous restrictions on abortion in the commonwealth. The coalition is building public support for abortion access and for the Reproductive Health Protection Act specifically, engaging the media, and working with lawmakers as they move forward to enact this law in 2020.

NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia is working as part of a cohort of organizations in Virginia on a long-term initiative to develop and advance an abortion rights vision, engage a new and broad base of supporters, and reduce shame and stigma by publicly promoting the affirmative value of abortion in women's lives.