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Miyares opposes prosecuting women who seek abortions and more Va. headlines

By: - February 2, 2023 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Speaking to a crowd of roughly 1,500 who attended the anti-abortion March for Life at Virginia’s Capitol, Republican Attorney General Jason Miyares said he opposes the idea of prosecuting women who seek abortions and called for the movement to be centered on “compassion.”—Associated Press

• A year after 4-year-old Codi Bigsby disappeared in Hampton, local activists and residents haven’t given up hope that he could still be found alive.—Washington Post

• Legislation to prohibit General Assembly members from raising money during special sessions was killed in the state Senate after lawmakers raised concerns it could create a “trap” for them.—Roanoke Times

• The planned opening of a riverfront amphitheater in Richmond was delayed by a year, with a new projected completion date of 2025.—WRIC

• An After School Satan Club hoping to use public school space in Chesapeake said local officials are trying to “scare” the group by charging more than $600 for security costs.—Virginian-Pilot


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