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2 years 5 months ago

Cartoonist: 'Doonesbury' pushback not surprising

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Cartoonist Garry Trudeau says it would have been surprising if there hadn't been pushback against an upcoming series of his "Doonesbury" comic strip that lampoons a Texas abortion law requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion. The national syndicate that distributes "Doonesbury" to...

2 years 5 months ago

Va governor signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed into law a controversial bill that requires women to have abdominal ultrasound exams before undergoing abortions. The Republican governor's signature means the mandate takes effect in July for abortion providers across Virginia. The bill not only sparked protests the past three...

4 years 2 months ago

Florida Governor vetos abortion bill

Gov. Charlie Crist has vetoed a bill that would have required women seeking an abortion during the first trimester to undergo an ultrasound exam and pay for it. Crist said Friday it put an inappropriate burden on women seeking an abortion. The Republican-led Legislature tacked amendments onto a non-controversial...

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