The Austin American-Statesman reported over the weekend that Governor Perry would announce emergency legislation requiring women seeking abortions to have sonograms first.
“In 2009, the state Senate passed legislation requiring that doctors offer women sonograms, but it died in the House. Perry’s legislation would go a step further because it would require that women get the sonograms.
Perry’s designation will allow the House and Senate to vote on the sonogram legislation sooner than they usually could.”
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