Watered-Down Abortion Ultrasound Bill Passes Virginia Senate

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Watered-Down Abortion Ultrasound Bill Passes Virginia Senate

The Virginia state Senate approved a watered-down version ofِ a bill thatِ would require women toِ getِ anِ ultrasound beforeِ having anِ abortion.
Tuesday’s vote cameِ afterِ a national outcry overِ a provision inِ the original bill thatِ would haveِ required thatِ women interested inِ anِ abortion getِ a transvaginal ultrasound ifِ anِ abdominal ultrasound couldn’tِ present theِ clearest picture ofِ anِ embryo orِ fetus, Reuters reported.
At nineِ weeks gestation, a fetus isِ aboutِ 0.9 inches (2.3 cm) long, soِ abdominal jelly onِ the belly ultrasounds oftenِ can’tِ pick upِ clear images orِ heartbeats.