UVVA

AcronymDefinition
UVVAUnborn Victims of Violence Act
UVVAUsk Valley Vaughan Association (est. 1996; UK)
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Bruchs characterizes the UVVA as the first federal legal recognition of personhood for the unborn and places heavy emphasis on the fact that the UVVA draws no distinction between previable and viable fetuses.
However, opponents of the UVVA believe that its hidden agenda is to expand fetal rights so drastically that they begin to override the rights of a pregnant woman (8) recognized by the U.
Next, this article will detail the legislative history and intent behind the UVVA and its amendment to the UCMJ.
We still have a long way to go but coverage of the signing of UVVA is a hopeful sign.
UVVA supporters refer to this as "the single-victim substitute.
Supporters of the UVVA have always recognized that it would be necessary to defeat such a "single-victim" substitute in order to win approval of the UVVA.
who supports the UVVA, has said that he wants to bring the UVVA up before August 1, which is the beginning of a month-long congressional recess.
Nebraska passed its UVVA measure almost unanimously and Gov.
Johnson would be between a rock and a hard place in filibustering the bill when his constituents want the UVVA passed and his senior colleague wants it to disappear.
There is quite a bit of information on NRLC's grassroots campaign to pass the UVVA in the Senate.
Commenting on the Arkansas Supreme Court decision to Reuters Health, Greg Crist, a spokesman for UVVA supporter House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Tx.
Indeed, part of what made the debate over the UVVA "as charged as any of the abortion debates of past years," according to the New York Times, was a series of educational ads that retraced the tragic story of a Wisconsin woman, Tracy Scheide Marciniak.