Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Virginia prohibits public funding for abortion for women eligible for state medical assistance for general health care unless the procedure is necessary to preserve the woman's life, the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest that has been reported to a law-enforcement or public-health agency, or a physician certifies that the fetus will be born with a gross and totally incapacitating physical deformity or mental deficiency. Va. Code Ann. §§ 32.1-92.1, -92.2 (Enacted 1982); H.B. 30, 2010 Reg. Sess. (Va. 2010) (Enacted 2010).