On Thursday, a state judge heard arguments in a case challenging a 2012 law that severely restricts medication abortion and exposes doctors to felony prosecution for failure to comply.
In 2005, Brittany Wilson said in federal court that her boyfriend had forced her to have an abortion she didn’t want. She blamed Planned Parenthood for letting it happen. Now, Brittany’s story is again being used in federal court — this time to defend a South Dakota law that addresses the issue of coerced abortion.
Virginia Governor McDonnell earlier signaled his intent to sign one of the most despicable laws in the country forcing women to undergo an vaginal ultrasound to obtain an abortion, or in other words, a state sanctioned rape bill. But now it seems the Governor is not so eager to go on the record with his previously held position.