Bob Lewis covered Virginia government and politics for 20 years for The Associated Press. Now retired from a public relations career at McGuireWoods, he is a columnist for the Virginia Mercury. He can be reached at [email protected].
Forty-eight years have passed since a Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade established a legal right to have an abortion in the United States. Numerous efforts have been made to restrict terms of the 1973 Roe decision. So far, the law remains that the government has no authority to restrict abortions before the point […]