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May 20, 2013


Nominee Wanted to Force Women to Report Miscarriages

A bill introduced in 2009 by Virginia State Sen. Mark Obenshain (R) -- picked over the weekend as the GOP's nominee for Attorney General -- required that if a woman in Virginia had a miscarriage without a doctor present, they had to report it within 24 hours to the police or risk going to jail for a full year, Think Progress reports.












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