Bachmann Abortion-Sonogram Bill Not Modeled on Texas

An abortion-sonogram bill resembling the one Gov. Rick Perry signed into law this year popped up in Washington courtesy of Perry’s fellow Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Michele Bachmann, of Minnesota.

Her proposal came ahead of the Family Research Council’s Values Voters Summit on Friday, a chance for the candidates to showcase their social-conservative credentials as Bachmann lags and Perry attempts to climb back in national polls. The bill was accompanied by a new Bachmann video urging supporters not to “settle on life and marriage."

“A pregnant woman who enters an abortion clinic is faced with a decision that ...

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