Lorena Gonzalez Introduces Bill to Ban "Virginity Testing" in California (KCRC)

Friday, January 17, 2020

California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) introduced legislation today to prohibit licensed medical practitioners from performing so-called “virginity testing” on women. Under Assembly Bill 1909, any medical practitioner who performs or supervises these pelvic exams on a woman’s hymen would be subject to professional misconduct penalties