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Virginia Voters Don't Like GOP Attacks On Women's Rights | Care2 Causes

Virginia voters are not happy. And with good reason. As it turns out, Virginians are not that pleased with the legislative priorities pushed by Republicans. According to the Christopher Newport University/Richmond Times-Dispatch 55% of registered voters oppose both the transvaginal ultrasound bill and the personhood bill while only 36% support them. And the more they hear about these bills the less they like them. Let’s start with H.B. 462, the transvaginal ultrasound bill. This bill would require every woman having an abortion undergo an ultrasound, have the chance to view the picture and hear a heartbeat. The bill doesn’t specify a transvaginal ultrasound be performed, as opposed to a traditional ultrasound, but it doesn’t have to. More than 80% of abortions occur in the first trimester and embryos in that first trimester are too small to either see or hear a heartbeat o...

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