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Democrat Uses Ultrasound Bill Against Opponent For Va. Lieutenant Governor Race

Republican Jill Holtzman Vogel sponsored the 2012 bill that would have required most women who get abortions to first undergo a vaginal ultrasound.

Meanwhile, in Alabama —

The Associated Press: Alabama Wants To Reinstate Hearings For Pregnant Girls
Alabama’s top prosecutor said the state is going to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a one-of-a-kind law in which minors seeking court permission for an abortion could be put through a hearing where the fetus could get a lawyer and a district attorney could question the pregnant girl’s maturity. (Chandler, 8/9)

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