Judge Rules Virginia Can 'Favor Childbirth over Abortion'

A federal judge handed pro-choice groups a major loss by upholding multiple restrictions on abortion clinics, including a requirement that pregnant women receive an ultrasound 24 hours before obtaining an abortion and a stipulation that only physicians perform the procedure. Pro-life groups expressed satisfaction. Hudson's decision said the state has a legitimate interest in promoting childbirth over abortion. Read more...

 



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