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West Virginia Abortion

West Virginia's 20-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics

May 26 (Reuters) - A law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy took effect in West Virginia on Tuesday, making the state one of 12 to prohib...

Laura Bassett

West Virginia Legislature Upholds 20-Week Abortion Ban Over Governor's Veto | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

West Virginia's Republican-controlled legislature voted on Friday to override Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's (D) veto of a bill that banned abortions after 2...

Laura Bassett

West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban For The Second Time | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) vetoed a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, including in cases of rape and inc...

Paige Lavender

West Virginia Lawmaker: Anti-Abortion Legislation 'Isn't About A Woman's Body' | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

West Virginia Del. Saira Blair (R) said Wednesday that legislation that would ban abortions after 20 weeks "isn't about a woman's body." "It's abou...

Another GOP Lawmaker Wades Into Rape Debate

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

A Republican state lawmaker said Thursday that women who become pregnant from sexual assault should not be exempt from an anti-abortion measure, becau...