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Va. Senate Panel Kills Anti-Abortion Measure

A Virginia Senate Committee killed a bid to prevent Medicaid patients from having abortions when doctors determine the fetus has profound deformities that make survival unlikely.


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Carbon Copy Of Ultrasound Abortion Mandate Faces Senate Panel

A day after Virginia Republican legislators dropped a bitterly contested requirement that women seeking abortions undergo invasive ultrasound imaging, a carbon copy bill awaits an uncertain fate before an early morning Senate committee.