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February 17, 2011 7:35 AM

Sonogram before abortion bill is up for debate in Texas

A Texas proposal sparking national controversy because it would require women to have a sonogram at least 24 hours before an abortion is expected to be debated by the Texas Senate as soon as today. The bill would require a doctor to describe limb and fetal development during the sonogram and give the woman a chance to hear the fetus's heartbeat.

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