Ridicule helped doom Va. ultrasound bill
Once the word "transvaginal" became a big joke on "Saturday Night Live" and "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," it wasn't long before Virginia's conservative Republicans realized they had overreached on abortion.Gov. Bob McDonnell and GOP state lawmakers Wednesday abandoned a bill requiring women to undergo an intrusive type of sonogram before an ... (more)
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#1 Feb 23, 2012
So, the transvaginal sonogram was required because it's the only one that gives the necessary information. They are backing down on that, but they still want some kind of sonogram? Why, if it isn't adequate for the results they want? women just not being harassed enough?
#2 Feb 24, 2012
It's great news that the Vaginal Probe bill was defeated. However, I'm not surprised that "Taliban Bob," as he was called by many opposed to his backward beliefs about women, is going to try for something else.
McDonnell isn't very different from Santorum in his idiotic beliefs about women. What's scary is that he wants to be VICE PRESIDENT.
#3 Feb 24, 2012
Just another action by the GOP, to assure Obama's second term.......alienating the female voters....geez.....
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