FILE - President Joe Biden signs into law S. 2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act gun safety bill, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, June 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Here’s How the Biden Administration Has Tackled The Mental Health Crisis

The Biden administration has invested billions into improving mental health care in the United States.

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3 Women’s Health Briefs for Friday, May 19

Stay informed and empowered with the latest women's health updates. From your mental health to your physical well-being, these health briefs are essential.

FILE - Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., March 16, 2022. Abortion providers in three states filed a lawsuit Monday, May 8, 2023, aimed at preserving access to the abortion pill mifepristone, even as the drug is threatened by a separate Texas lawsuit winding its way through U.S. court system. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
Abortion Providers Sue FDA Over Abortion Pill Restrictions in Virginia, Montana, Kansas

A group of abortion providers, including two clinics in Charlottesville and Alexandria, are suing the Food and Drug Administration in an effort to block potential new restrictions on the use of the abortion pill mifepristone in Virginia, Montana and Kansas. 

Photo Courtesy of the Office of Rep. Jennifer McClellan
Black Women Are 3 Times More Likely to Die Due to Pregnancy—and the Problem Isn’t Improving

Black Maternal Health Week is a reminder of the devastating impacts of structural racism. These Virginia lawmakers have proposed real solutions to help.

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., joins the Senate Democratic leadership to speak to reporters about ending the 2001 authorization for use of military force enacted after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2023. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Tailored Community Programs Effectively Decreased Virginia’s Infant Mortality Rate. Now Sen. Tim Kaine Wants to Take the Idea Nationwide

Over a 10-year period in Virginia, from 2009 to 2019, Virginia’s infant mortality rate declined more than 18%.

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What Virginia Has Gotten Out Of Biden’s Infrastructure Law (So Far)

In Virginia, 117 infrastructure projects have been announced so far, and more are in the works. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done in the Old Dominion and how it helps Virginians.

Dinan, her husband Mike, and their children Petrus and Lonan.
This Virginia Woman Had an Abortion After Discovering Her Fetus Had a Rare Chromosomal Disorder—Here’s Her Story

Erin Dinan, her husband Mike, and her son Petrus were at an appointment to find out the sex of their second child when her doctor told her the fetus had a very small chance of surviving post-birth. Dinan decided to have an abortion.