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Va. House passes amended transvaginal ultrasound bill

Virginia Republican legislators have dropped a bitterly contested requirement that women seeking abortions undergo invasive ultrasound imaging, likely dooming the bill.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:50pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, transvaginal ultrasound

National ridicule and controversy surround Va. abortion debate

Virginia's effort to mandate transvaginal ultrasounds for women seeking an abortion continues to spark protest -- and ridicule -- as Gov. Bob McDonnell weighs the political implications of each bill.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 03:07pm EST

Tags: Gov. Bob McDonnell, transvaginal ultrasound, saturday night live, The Daily Show, John Stewart

Va. Senate to debate 'personhood' bill this week

Heated disagreement is expected this week as the Virginia State Senate debates HB 1, which would define a person as beginning at conception.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 04:32am EST

Tags: personhood bill, Hank Silverberg, Barbara Favola, Dick Black

House passes bill ending state abortion funding

Virginia's House has passed legislation that would end public funding for abortions, another triumph for a large, socially conservative legislative majority.

Friday - 02/03/2012, 04:17pm EST

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Lawyers: Abortion doctor immune from prosecution

Lawyers for a Utah abortion doctor charged with murder for the death of a fetus in Maryland asked a judge Friday to throw out the charges, arguing she is immune from prosecution and that the state is trying to infringe upon a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 05:39pm EST

Tags: Maryland, doctor, Utah

AP Exclusive: D.C. funded 300 abortions in 2 years

For decades Congress has used its power over the District of Columbia to ban the city from paying for abortions for poor women, but during a two-year period when lawmakers reversed course at least 300 women got city-funded procedures, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 08:03pm EDT

Tags: d.c. heathcare alliance, Planned Parenthood, laura meyers, doxie mccoy, Vincent Gray, dc abortion fund, tiffany reed

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