Thursday, February 23, 2012

Quick Pro-Life News Bites

Virginia - Legislation requiring an ultrasound before an abortion passed in Virginia, but was amended to allow for an opt-out if an internal ultrasound is required. This was partially stemming from pushback from pro-choice legislators, national news media, and eventually Governor Bob McDonnell (R) who said he opposed the inclusion of internal (transvaginal) ultrasounds.

Florida - A House committee just passed an omnibus set of anti-abortion legislation. What does this include? A 24 hour wait period, restrictions on who can own / operate an abortion clinic, and the requirement that doctors tell patients that the unborn child can feel pain after 20 weeks were included. If it makes it through both houses, Governor Scott (R) is expected to sign it. He signed a number of pro-life measures in 2011.


Anonymous said...

Not even Bob McDonnell supported the forced vaginal ultrasound bill-- yet I've seen defenses of the procedure from people who claim to represent this site. It's clear that the staff of has an extreme agenda that's way beyond even the conservative christian wing of the Republican party.

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