Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Virginia Governor Modifies His Position on Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Bill
The New York Times: Governor of Virginia Calls for Changes in Abortion Bill, by Sabrina Tavernise:
Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia reversed his position on Wednesday on a bill requiring women to have an ultrasound before undergoing an abortion, saying he wanted changes in the measure before he would sign it.
The bill had drawn intense national attention, with women’s health groups holding a large protest over the weekend and spoofs aired on left-leaning comedy news shows. . . .