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File photo of Sen. Wendy Davis. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Davis: Abortion Law Is ‘Break With Texas Families’

The state senator who became a national sensation for staging a marathon filibuster is calling sweeping new restrictions on abortion “a clear break with Texas families.”

07/18/2013

State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) stands after the Democrats defeated the anti-abortion bill SB5, which was up for a vote on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin, Texas. A combination of Sen. Davis' 13-hour filibuster and protests by reproductive rights advocates helped to ultimately defeat the controversial abortion legislation at midnight. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Late Friday, Republicans in the Texas Legislature passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation

07/13/2013

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Guide To Proposed Texas Abortion Restrictions

Texas lawmakers are poised to cast a final vote on tough new abortion restrictions less than two weeks after the Republican-led Senate failed to finish work on the legislation .

07/12/2013

State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) stands after the Democrats defeated the anti-abortion bill SB5, which was up for a vote on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin, Texas. A combination of Sen. Davis' 13-hour filibuster and protests by reproductive rights advocates helped to ultimately defeat the controversial abortion legislation at midnight. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Senate Gets Abortion Bill; Santorum Hold Rally

The fight over new abortion restrictions is moving to the Texas Senate, with Christian conservatives rallying for the bill.

07/11/2013

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Texas House Passes Abortion Bill; Senate Next Stop

The Texas House has approved new abortion limits in a second special session, less than two weeks after Senate Republicans failed to finish work on the bill amid a filibuster and raucous protests.

07/10/2013

Pro-choice demonstrators wave signs. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Bill Stalls After Protests, Challenges

Texas lawmakers did not pass one of the toughest and post poignant abortion measures in the country.

06/26/2013