Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry: Sonogram Legislation Helps Prevent the Tragedy of Abortion

Tuesday, May 24, 2011  •  Austin, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry ceremonially signed House Bill 15, which requires a woman to have a sonogram before electing to have an abortion to ensure she is fully informed before making such an impactful decision. The governor designated the measure an emergency item for the 2011 Legislative Session. He was joined by Sen. Dan Patrick and Rep. Sid Miller at the signing ceremony.

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