Virginia Pro-Choice Coalition: “We Believe Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson.”

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA [02/08/19] — The following statement is being released by members of the Virginia Pro-Choice Coalition: NLIRH Virginia Latina Advocacy Network, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia, Progress Virginia, NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia, and Whole Woman’s Health Alliance.

“Again, we believe women, we believe survivors. We believe Dr. Tyson, and we believe Ms. Watson. This new allegation suggests a pattern of behavior that is as disturbing and disqualifying. It’s time for the Lt. Governor to resign. He cannot in good conscience continue to hold public office.”

Margie Del Castillo, Director of Field and Advocacy, NLIRH Virginia Latina Advocacy Network

Missy Wesolowski, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia

Anna Scholl, Executive Director, Progress Virginia

Tarina Keene, Executive Director, NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia

Amy Hagstrom Miller, President and CEO, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance