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UPDATE: Virginia Delegate Says Mandatory Ultrasound Bill Will Turn Doctors Into “Criminals” Under the Law

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According to Virginia Delegate David Englin doctors will be turned into criminals and women victims of a sex crime under the “object sexual penetration” law if Governor Bob McDonnell signs the state sanctioned rape bill.  Mr. Englin plans to bring his case to the floor next week when the house debates the senate version of the bill.

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Is McDonnell Now Backing Away From a State-Sanctioned Rape Bill?

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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.

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State-Sanctioned Rape: Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound Laws in Virginia, Texas, and Iowa

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Let’s start calling these bills what they are: state-sanctioned rape. There is no other way around it.

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Virginia Governor Proposes Eliminating Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s proposed budget would cut the entire $455,000 in state funding to the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative which supports programs at schools and clinics in seven health districts, including Alexandria, which have the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the state.

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How Does Heartbeat “Determine” Gestational Age?

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Another sign that lawmakers should not make medical decisions.

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Anti-Choice Opposition Ambush Candidate Outside Her Church

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“People need to know this woman who is a Catholic supports killing babies, and not to vote for her,” a member of Pro-life Virginia explained.

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Leading Virginia State Senate Candidate Once Called Birth Control “Baby Pesticides”

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Virginia could end up even more anti-woman, depending on the election’s outcome.

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Michigan Vies For “Coercion Test,” Virginia Wants to Ban “Sex Selected” Abortions

More legislation to fix issues that don’t really exist.

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Virginia Board of “Health” Putting Women at Greater Health Risk For Political Gain

Tomorrow, September 17 is Constitution Day, a day to commemorate the formation and signing of the Constitution and to celebrate the rights guaranteed within. In place of celebration, we are reminded that women’s rights are under attack.

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Virginia Board of Health Passes Nation’s Most Restrictive and Medically-Unnecessary Regulations for Abortion Care

The Virginia Board of Health today did what most women’s health and rights advocates both feared and expected it to do by adopting medically unnecessary regulations on abortion providers in the state.

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