Fox anchor Jon Scott lies about failed Virginia abortion law, suggesting it would legalize abortion "right up into the 9th month"

Fox anchor Jon Scott lies about failed Virginia abortion law, suggesting it would legalize abortion "right up into the 9th month"

The measure doesn't allow abortion when someone "doesn't want this baby anymore"

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From the February 1 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom

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JON SCOTT (GUEST CO-ANCHOR): Well apparently what the [Virginia] Governor [Ralph Northam] thinks a woman ought to be able to choose is to decide right up into the 9th month, if she wants, that she doesn't want this baby anymore and let it be aborted.

KAYLEIGH MCENANY (RNC SPOKESWOMAN): That's exactly right, Jon. 

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