Blue-Wave Agenda in Virginia Hits Coronavirus Wall

Virginia’s General Assembly met for a regularly scheduled veto session Wednesday, but the gathering was anything but normal as legislators prepared the state’s budget and addressed efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the shadow of a statewide lockdown.

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Abortion in Oklahoma

The Tenth Circuit rejected Oklahoma’s request to reinstate a ban on abortion established in a recent executive order postponing elective surgeries and certain other medical procedures. The state says the order is necessary to preserve personal protective equipment for health care workers treating Covid-19 patients.

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Abortion Provider Fears Prosecution After Alabama Covid-19 Order

Ever since the federal government indicted Dr. Yashica Robinson in 2014 on charges claiming she engaged in health care fraud when she purchased misbranded intrauterine devices, the Alabama obstetrician and gynecologist believes she is singled out because she performs abortions.

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Immigration Attorneys

The American Immigration Lawyers Association sued the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services et al. in federal court for refusing “to temporarily toll deadlines and extend any expiration of immigration-related benefits for those within the United States, many (of) whom work as nurses and healthcare workers,” which also puts their attorneys at risk.

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