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“After talking to lawyers and doctors on my own, after we started hearing some concerns in the legislature, I personally looked at it. I mean, normally a governor would review these hundreds of hundreds of bills when they get to your desk. You’re so busy advocating your own agenda, you don’t read every legislator’s bill.” [CBSnews.com]
Of course, McDonnell did go ahead and sign a reworked version of the bill, one that still mandates ultrasounds, albeit not the 10-inch-long probe kind, that women have to pay for out of pocket.