Proposed Virginia Law Will Force Women To Undergo Invasive Ultrasound Examinations
The Commonwealth of Virginia is on the verge of passing into a law a bill that would require every woman seeking an abortion to undergo a completely unnecessary and invasive medical procedure whether she wants it to happen to her or not:
Virginia is set to add itself to a list of seven states that require woman to get an ultrasound before receiving an abortion.
Kristi Hamrick, a spokeswoman for Americans United for Life, said that the issue surrounding the Virginia bill is not some kind of political phenomenon, but instead about a life-saving test.
Ultrasounds are the gold standard in medical care for pregnant woman, Hamrick said. Woman have died from abortion-inducing drugs, when there is an ectopic pregnancy, for example. It is vital to protect womans health, and ultrasounds are... [via Outside The Beltway]