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Legislators override Tomblin's veto, restrict common second-trimester abortions

March 14, 2016 • The Daily Athenaeum

West Virginia just joined Oklahoma and Kansas to become the third state in the nation to ban a common procedure that medical experts agree is the safest and most common way to terminate a pregnancy during the second trimester.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Votes! South Atlantic

Current legislative session is a bust for W. Va.

March 1, 2016 • The Daily Athenaeum

Instead of passing bills that will benefit West Virginians, the West Virginia Legislature has been focusing on bills that will hurt the people of their state since their session began in January.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Votes! South Atlantic

W.Va. Senate OKs Abortion Ban, Going Against What Might Be Best for Women

Feb. 17, 2016 • WSAZ 3

This abortion ban inserts politicians between a woman and her doctor, interfering in what physicians would deem as best for their patient.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Votes! South Atlantic

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