Abortion Shop in Virginia Closed After Health Inspectors Found 52 Pages of Violations

A notorious Virginia abortion clinic remains closed this month after state inspectors found a long list of health and safety violations during an inspection earlier this year. The Virginia Health Group in Fairfax, Virginia, is run by Steven Chase Brigham, a notorious late-term abortionist. Brigham has been barred from practicing medicine in five states, faced criminal charges for killing late-term babies and employed a sex offender at one of his facilities. In April, state inspectors suspended his Fairfax abortion site’s license and released a 52-page report detailing dozens of health and safety violations, LifeNews reported. These included dirty and unsanitary equipment, expired medication, lack of medical supplies for emergencies and more. In one case, inspectors said a nurse used a plunger to unstop a toilet and then held a patient’s hand without changing scrubs. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Brigham has not taken action to get his state abortion clinic license reinstated, and the practice remains closed. Follow LifeNews.com on Instagram for pro-life pictures and the latest pro-life news. Here is more from the report: The developments were disclosed during the quarterly meeting of the state Board of Health Thursday in Henrico County. Erik Bodin, who is in charge of licensing and inspections for the Virginia Department of Health, told the 15-member board that the Virginia Health Group, located on Arlington Boulevard in Fairfax, had withdrawn its request for an informal fact-finding conference — a step that is taken to begin the process of correcting deficiencies identified in an inspection and seek reinstatement. … By putting off the hearing, the clinic can continue to operate and provide services other than...