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Virginia Mandatory Ultrasound

Laura Bassett

State Votes To Strike Down Ultrasound Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

The Virginia State Senate narrowly passed a bill on Tuesday that would repeal a state law requiring pregnant women to have ultrasounds before getting ...

Make Your Voice Heard on Reproductive Rights

Mark Herring | Posted 05.25.2013 | DC
Mark Herring

Our position is very simple and widely supported outside the extremist circles that dominate our state government: Personal medical decisions should be left to a woman and her doctor. But the laws being pushed by Ken Cuccinelli and his backers reject that fundamental premise.

Laura Bassett

State GOP Blocks Repeal Of Mandatory Ultrasound Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

A Republican-controlled committee in the Virginia State Senate voted 8-7 on Thursday to block Democrats' efforts to repeal a new mandatory ultrasound ...

Laura Bassett

Bob McDonnell, Virginia Governor, Signs Mandatory Ultrasound Bill Into Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a controversial mandatory ultrasound bill into law Wednesday afternoon, making Virginia the seventh state ...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Mandatory Ultrasound Bill Passes In State Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

The Virginia Senate narrowly passed a bill on Tuesday by a vote of 21-19 that would require women to have an ultrasound procedure 24 hours prior to ha...

Laura Bassett

Virginia Lawmakers Debate Interfering In Women's Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

The Virginia Senate, following in the lower house's footsteps, considered two bills this week that expose a major philosophical difference dividing Re...

Laura Bassett

Bob McDonnell, Virginia Governor, Didn't Realize Ultrasound Bill Mandated Invasive Procedure

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) said on Friday that he changed the terms of his support for a controversial GOP-sponsored mandatory ultrasound bill at the ...

Laura Bassett

State Lawmaker Attaches Rectal Exam Amendment To Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

To protest a bill that would require women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion, Virginia State Sen. Janet Howell (D-Fairfax) on Monday ...