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.”
Late Friday, Republicans in the Texas Legislature passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation
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 .
The fight over new abortion restrictions is moving to the Texas Senate, with Christian conservatives rallying for the bill.
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.
Texas lawmakers did not pass one of the toughest and post poignant abortion measures in the country.