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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

Va. Senate Requires Abortion Ultrasounds

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (3 years ago)

Virginia's Senate has approved Republican-backed legislation to require women to undergo an external ultrasound before they can have an abortion. The bill passed 21-19 with 19 Republicans and two Democrats voting in favor. Seventeen... 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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