Supreme Court Won’t Intervene After Okla. Court Strikes Down Ultrasound Law For Women Seeking Abortions
For the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is letting stand a ruling by Oklahoma’s Supreme Court striking down a law intended to further restrict abortions.
Expect the year’s hot-button health care debate to play into this year’s Virginia campaigns for Congress, the U.S. Senate and even the White House.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday signed into law a controversial bill that requires women to have abdominal ultrasound exams before undergoing abortions.
The most emotionally charged bill of Virginia’s 2012 General Assembly mandating ultrasound exams for women seeking abortions has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is on its way to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s expected signature.
Senate Republicans in Virginia may vote as early as today on a House bill that requires women seeking abortions to undergo an ultrasound.
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell has come out against a bill that would require transvaginal ultrasounds for women seeking abortions.