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Ballad of the Virginia mandatory transvaginal ultrasound

3 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

Jonathan Mann has devoted today's song-a-day entry to the notorious Virginia transvaginal ultrasound. He notes, "As I was writing this song, the Virginia house passed a bill which still mandates ultrasounds within 24 hours of an abortion, but thankfully, they left out the transvaginal part. I still think the songs stands, though." More Jonathan Mann [...]
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