Where do Virginians stand on reproduction? Yesterday, NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia released its legislative scorecard charting local legislators' opinions on everything from fetal personhood to mandatory ultrasounds to abstinence-only education. Reps with an exclusively pro-choice record earned a score of 100 for the group; the most committed anti-abortion voters got zeroed. NARAL is a pro-choice organization, but its ranking is equally instructive for politicos on both sides of the reproductive aisle: Michelle Bachmann touts her NARAL rating of zero as a confirmation of her pro-life bonafides.
Above, I've charted the distribution of opinions on reproduction across the state, with the tiny women icons representing pro-choice legislators, those big red things indicating pro-life reps, and the dainty pink dots standing in for those who fall somewhere in between.
And after the jump: A sample of proposed legislation included in NARAL's calculation: