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Virginia Senate Committee Passes Amended Ultrasound Bill

The Virginia Senate Education and Health Committee has passed an amended version of the GOP-sponsored ultrasound bill that will require women who are considering abortion to undergo an ultrasound 24 hours before having the procedure. The bill was revised on the House floor Wednesday at the request of Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), who withdrew his [...]
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Virginia’s Ultrasound Bill Violates Medical Association’s Guidelines

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed an unnecessary bill into law yesterday that will require women to receive an ultrasound before having an abortion. The legislature passed an amended version that did not require invasive transvagin... Read Post

Indiana GOP Moves Closer To Mandating Invasive Ultrasounds For Women Taking The Abortion Pill

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

The Indiana senate advanced a measure on Tuesday to require all women to undergo an unnecessary, and potentially invasive, ultrasound procedure before taking the RU-486 abortion pill. The original version of the bill actually mandat... Read Post

Virginia State Senate Passes Revised Ultrasound Bill

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

The Republican-controlled Virginia state Senate has voted 21-19 to pass a slightly amended version of House Bill 462, which requires pregnant women who are considering abortion to undergo ultrasound imaging and be given the opportun... Read Post


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