Keith Olbermann and Irin Carmon Discuss Whether VA Ultrasound Bill "Revision" Is Truly a Revision at All
On last night's Countdown, Keith Olbermann interviewed Salon staff writer Irin Carmon about Virginia's "state-mandated rape" bill, which was revised yesterday by Gov. Bob McDonnell to alter the trans-vaginal ultrasound provision in the legislation. Carmon notes that ultrasounds of any sort are not medically necessary for most individuals seeking an abortion, and says, "The total intention of this is just to humiliate women who are seeking an abortion and trying to get them to change their minds."
Watch the segment below.