Karen Greenhalgh Vowed To Reinstate Restrictions On Health Care Facilities That Provide Abortions. According to Karen Greenhalgh’s issues page, “Equality of Women Karen served as a counselor for women in crisis situations, facing critical decisions. The 2020 General Assembly lowered the basic health and safety standards that abortion facilities must meet, and removed requirements of informed consent from these vulnerable women. These medical service providers are no longer required to provide information which would be required for any other medical procedure. The current delegate voted in favor of these changes. As Delegate, Karen will fight to reinstate these protections for women.” [Karen Greenhalgh, Issues, 7/15/21]
AUDIO: Karen Greenhalgh Promised To Restrict Abortion Rights And “Reinstate Requirements For Informed Consent For Women.” According to Karen Greenhalgh in an interview with Elections Daily, GREENHALGH: “We have the laws were changed concerning informed consent for women looking at an elective abortion. And I would I would reinstate requirements for informed consent for women." [Karen Greenhalgh, Elections Daily, 7/15/21]
November 2012-December 2017: Greenhalgh Was Clinic Manager At The Keim Center Of Suffolk. According to Greenhalgh’s LinkedIn profile, she “Served as Regional Office Manager for the Keim Center, a resource center providing medical services and other assistance for people in crisis situations. Our mission was to serve a population that found themselves in difficult situations by providing tangible guidance and solutions.” According to her profile, she “Served as volunteer until offered paid position of Center Manager in Keim Center of Suffolk” [LinkedIn, Karen Greenhalgh, accessed 4/12/21]
May 2008-November 2020: Greenhalgh Volunteered As “Client Advocate And Center Assistant” At Crisis Pregnancy Center Of Tidewater. [LinkedIn, Karen Greenhalgh, accessed 4/12/21]
[Google Reviews, Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater, accessed 4/12/21]
Sponsored Legislation To Require Mandatory Biased Counseling Prior To An Abortion.
Greenhalgh sponsored and voted for HB212, which, according to Planned Parenthood, “would have reinstated mandatory biased counseling before an abortion, interfering in the relationship between a patient and their health care provider.” [HB212, filed 1/10/22; HB212, vote on passage, 2/15/22; Planned Parenthood, press release, 3/16/22]