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Virginia Senate Advances Less Invasive Ultrasound, Personhood Bills

A less invasive but still controversial version of Virginia's pre-abortion ultrasound bill -- that does not mandate transvaginal ultrasounds -- has passed out of a Senate committee.
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Why Virginia's New Mandatory Ultrasound Law Still Sucks

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (3 years ago)

Virginia's controversial mandatory ultrasound bill is now headed to Gov. Bob McDonnell's desk. While the final version of the bill allows women to opt out of having an invasive transvaginal ultrasound—the provision that drew a natio... Read Post

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

Virginia Senate Committee Passes Amended Ultrasound Bill

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

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... Read Post


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