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Rendell criticizes Corbett's stance on "emotionally intrusive" procedure

Now both the current and recent past governor are suddently experts on women's health.

Rendell criticizes Corbett's stance on "emotionally intrusive" procedure

Now both the current and recent past governor are suddently experts on women's health.

The debate over Gov. Corbett's remarks at a news conference Tuesday has now jumped to national cable news with a certain MSNBC analyst expounding on fetal ultrasound legislation.

Ex-Gov. Ed Rendell, who once pledged he would not to criticize his successo unless he or his administration's policies were attacked, called Corbett's remarks on the subject "unfortunate."

Speaking on "Andrea Mitchell Reports," Rendell said while Corbett may oppose invasive ultrasounds, forcing a woman to watch an image or listen to a heartbeat is "emotionally intrusive" and mandating such a procedure is not the government's job. 

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