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D.C. activists to visit sponsor of abortion bill

Advocates for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress will be visiting an Arizona congressman who wants to ban abortion in the nation's capital after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 11:33am EDT

Tags: Trent Franks, National Right to Life Committee

Critics of clinic regulations speaking out

Opponents of Virginia's new abortion clinic regulations are taking their case to the state Board of Health.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 06:54am EDT

Tags: NARAL

Md. police settle with abortion protesters

The Maryland State Police will pay $385,000 to nine anti-abortion protesters arrested in Harford County nearly four years ago.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 10:00am EST

Tags: Harford County, Bel Air

Va. governor signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill

Abdominal ultrasounds for women seeking abortions in Virginia will become mandatory on July 1 under a law signed Wednesday by Gov. Bob McDonnell, who faced a political uproar before lawmakers deleted language that would have made the exams medically invasive.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 05:44pm EST

Tags: measure, Virginia, ultrasound

Testimony change led to dismissal in abortion case

A Maryland prosecutor says he had to drop murder charges against two abortion doctors after learning that an expert witness expected to testify that the fetuses were terminated in the county would change his testimony.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 04:57pm EST

Tags: Cecil County Circuit Court, Elkton, Md., Nicola Irene Riley, Steven Brigham, C. Thomas Brown, William Ryan, Ellis Rollins

Va. fetal ultrasound mandate heads for gov's desk

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.

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 04:12pm EST

Tags: fetal ultrasound, Bob McDonnell, Kathy Byron

Va. Senate passes ultrasound abortion mandate

Virginia's Senate passed legislation Tuesday that requires women seeking abortions to undergo noninvasive ultrasounds, days after amending the measure to eliminate a requirement that the exams be conducted through a vaginal procedure that had drawn the scorn of commentators and TV comedians.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 05:57pm EST

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Va. Senate kills 'personhood' bill for this year

A bill that would define life as starting at conception is done this year in the Virginia legislature.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 05:29pm EST

Tags: Del. Bob Marshall, personhood, ultrasounds, Virginia General Assembly, Bob McDonnell

Utrasound abortion bill clears Va. Senate

A day after Virginia Republican legislators dropped a bitterly contested requirement that women undergo invasive pre-abortion ultrasound imaging, the intrusive procedure has been dropped from a companion bill.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 02:31pm EST

Tags: ultrasound bill, personhood, Gov. Bob McDonnell

Va. House scraps invasive pre-abortion requirement

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 07:17pm EST

Tags: ultrasound bill,

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