(ABC News) – West Virginia lawmakers have overridden the governor’s veto on a bill that prohibits abortion after 20 weeks. Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed the bill Tuesday, citing constitutionality concerns. The Republican Legislature passed it overwhelmingly this year and the veto was easily overridden. The ban provides some exemptions for women in medical emergencies, but not for rape and incest.
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