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‘Saturday Night Live’ mocks Virginia anti-abortion bills

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.
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Virginia Senate Passes Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Bill, Measure Will Be on Gov. McDonnell's Desk Soon

United States / Washington D.C. : DCist (3 years ago)

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 › ] Read Post

Virginia Bill Would Halt Medicaid Funding For Abortions Of Fetuses That Have ‘No Chance Of Survival After Delivery’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

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 ... Read Post

It’s joke time in Virginia (again)

United States / Washington D.C. : All Opinions Are Local (3 years ago)

Saturday Night Live’s recent mocking of the Virginia General Assembly’s proposed legislation to force women considering abortion to have trans-vaginal ultrasound exams and establishing conception as the moment of life’s beginning ha... Read Post


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