Virginia Politics: Personhood

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 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

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/23/2012

‘Personhood’ bill approved by Virginia Senate committee

A Virginia Senate committee voted to approve a ‘personhood’ proposal, despite opposition by those who say the measure could prohibit birth control and in vitro fertilization.

By Anita Kumar  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Personhood