With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

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New attorney general says it should be left to individual states to decide on abortion restrictions. Attorney general's office says it no longer adheres to friend-of-the-court brief. Herring was a strong supporter of abortion rights. Republican Jason Miyares, an abortion opponent, took office last weekend.
4 months ago

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Washington Times

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court, with his office now saying it should be left to individual states to decide on restrictions.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court

4 months ago·United States
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Associated Press News

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court, with his office now saying it should be left to individual states to decide on restrictions.

4 months ago·United States
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MY Northwest

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court, with his office now saying it should be left to individual states to decide on restrictions.When Democrat Mark Herring was attorney general, the state joined more than 20 other states in a brief filed in September urging the justices to declare unconstitutional Mississippi’s law banning abortions…

4 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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WTVR

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court. A letter dated Friday and sent by a top lawyer in the office of Republican AG Jason Miyares addresses a brief that Virginia joined in while Democrat Mark Herring was on the job that opposes Mississippi's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.Now it's Virginia position that it should be left to …

4 months ago·Richmond, United States
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WSPA

With new AG, Virginia takes new position on abortion case

Virginia’s new attorney general has altered the state’s position on a closely watched abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court, with his office now saying it should be left to individual states …

4 months ago·Savannah, United States
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