Crowds at the West Virginia state Capitol pleaded with lawmakers Thursday to show as much compassion for saving the lives of transgender children as they showed for unborn fetuses when they voted to ban abortion just months ago.
Author: LEAH WILLINGHAM
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Manchin dismisses critics, embraces ‘hero and villain’ role
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West Virginia House passes bill banning abortion at 15 weeks
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