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West Virginia governor vetoes bill banning abortion at 20 weeks
West Virginia governor vetoes bill banning abortion at 20 weeks

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed legislation Tuesday that would ban abortions at 20 weeks’ pregnancy, noting that the law would not pass constitutional muster. It was the second time in two years that the Democrat vetoed bills that would make it more difficult for women to access abortion services. “As reflected in my voting record during my time in the Legislature, I believe there is no greater gift of love than the gift of life,” Tomblin said in a written statement. “As governor, I must take into consideration a number of factors when reviewing legislation, including its constitutionality. “At the start of the regular session, I urged members...

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