Virginia’s General Assembly got a mocking shout-out on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend for recent anti-abortion legislation.
The House of Delegates and Senate passed bills requiring women to get an ultrasound before an abortion. If the pregnancy is in its earliest stages, the ultrasound would be the more intrusive transvaginal variety rather than an external test, abortion rights activists have said.
The Virginia House of Delegates again today decided to put off voting on the Senate's version of a bill to require women seeking an abortion to first undergo medically unnecessary transvaginal ultrasounds.
The Virginia General Assembly has already passed a bill that requires women to undergo an extremely invasive ultrasound before having an abortion, and a bill that would give full rights to a fetus has cleared the House of Delegates ...
The Virginia Senate passed a controversial piece of legislation that requires women considering having an abortion to first undergo an ultrasound examination, all but ensuring Gov. Bob McDonnell will sign it into law. [ more › ]
The Republican-led Virginia Senate passed a bill Wednesday by a vote of 21-18 that would require women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion. The Senate, which for years had killed similar measures, voted largely along ...