WASHINGTON – Virginia’s effort to mandate transvaginal ultrasounds for women seeking an abortion continues to spark protest — and ridicule — as Gov. Bob McDonnell weighs the political implications of each bill.
Mandating the procedure called “intrusive” by opponents of the law has drawn national attention. First “Saturday Night Live” took on Virginia’s ultrasound legislation and “personhood” legislation.
Watch below as Amy Poehler and Seth Myers debate the merits of both proposals:
About the proposal requiring ultrasounds for women seeking abortions, Poehler says “I love transvaginal. It’s my favorite airline. I got so many miles on transvaginal that I always get upgraded to lady business.”
And Tuesday night, Jon Stewart ridiculed the law on “The Daily Show,” which could be finalized Wednesday.
Watch below as Stewart discusses both proposed bills: