(PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER) — Pennsylvania could be the next battleground in the fight over whether a woman seeking an abortion must have an ultrasound exam and, if so, whether it involves inserting a probe into her vagina.

In Virginia last week, a preabortion ultrasound law derailed at the eleventh hour after opponents portrayed it as “state-sponsored rape” and late-night comedians piled on. (The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart joked that it would turn women into “human Popsicles.”)

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