Virginia Politics: abortion


Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Virginia Senate approves right to sue for wrongful death of fetus

The measure passed easily, despite controversy surrounding a ‘personhood’ bill that some considered similar. The House had previously passed it.

By Laura Vozzella  |  05:56 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia, Virginia politics, Virginia General Assembly, abortion, personhood

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Virginia House gives final approval to ultrasound bill

The House of Delegates today approved the modified and final version of a contentious proposal that would require women to get external ultrasounds before abortions.

By Anita Kumar  |  05:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia, Virginia politics, Virginia general assembly, health care, abortion

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 02/23/2012

‘Personhood’ bill killed for this year by Virginia Senate

In a highly unusual move, the full Virginia Senate killed the so-called “personhood” bill for the year just hours after it seemed likely to survive.

By Anita Kumar  |  04:10 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Personhood, Abortion