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Ultrasound Legislation Bill Puts Crist in a Corner

May 18th, 2010 by flanews

A tricky piece of legislation is headed to the governors desk and it sets the newly independent US Senate candidate between a rock and a hard place. Lawmakers approved legislation requiring women in their first trimester of pregnancy to get an ultrasound before they have an abortion. If Crist signs the bill hell upset pro-choice women; if he vetoes it, hell lose some votes from the right. Crist says hes leaning toward a veto.

It does strike me as a bit intrusive and I just want to continue to listen to the people of Florida and continue to get their input. Its important to me to hear from them and thats what Im doing, said Crist.

Thousand of people from both sides of the issue have called and emailed the governors office, even though he hasnt received the bill yet.

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