Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests (Department of Health)

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel) filed this request with the Department of Health of Virginia.
Multi Request Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests
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From: Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to requests for information regarding abortion services. Please include as responsive:

1. Any public records requests, as well as any provided responses or responsive materials, submitted by groups with a publicly known focus on anti-abortion and pro-life sentiments. Please include but do not limit responsive materials to those referencing the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

If there is a group, like a local city group, that has this sentiment but was not listed, please also provide their requests as well.

2. All communications, from Jan. 1, 2015 to present day, between your agency and representatives of the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

3. Any and all requests and documents with following words:
ABORTION
PREGNANCY TERMINATION
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
UNBORN BABIES
INDUCED ABORTION
FETAL TISSUE
PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION
TELEMEDICINE

Let me know if your office has any questions about this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)

From: Department of Health

Enclosed please find documents provided by the Virginia Department of
Health (VDH) in response to your Virginia Freedom of Information Act
request submitted to VDH dated [INSERT DATE OF REQUEST].

The following documents are enclosed in response to items 1 and 3 of your
request:

Documentation pertaining to a FOIA request submitted by The Family
Foundation of Virginia to VDH dated March 26, 2019

Documentation pertaining to a FOIA request submitted by The Family
Foundation of Virginia to VDH dated January 2, 2019

Documentation pertaining to a FOIA request submitted by The Family
Foundation of Virginia to VDH dated February 7, 2017.

VDH does not have any documents that are responsive to item 2 of your
request.

Sincerely,
--
Joseph Hilbert
Deputy Commissioner for Governmental and Regulatory Affairs
Virginia Department of Health
804-864-7006

  • VDH Response to FOIA Request from Muckrock re Abortion July 18 2019

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  • VDH Response to FOIA Request from Muckrock re Abortion July 18 2019