- Virginia is the only southern U.S. state after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade to not have shortened the number of months after pregnancy to have an abortion.
- Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin has been steadfast about the cutoff at 15 weeks.
- Democrat are warning voters that his party on Tuesdays wins control of the state Senate, giving it control of the governorship and both chambers of the legislature, the GOP will enact laws bring the cutoff time to 15 weeks.
- Abortion is legal in Virginia with the cutoff in most cases roughly 26 weeks of pregnancy.
- “Governor Glenn Youngkin and extreme Republicans have made it clear that they’re trying to take our country back on issues like choice,” President Biden said in a new fundraising email sent through the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee.
Democrats Stoke Fear In Virginia Elections, Say GOP Assembly Wins Will Result In Abortion Ban
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin delivers remarks as he talks about his budget accomplishments at a restaurant Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Woodbridge, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)