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Some GOP Lawmakers Reject Advice To Moderate

After Mitt Romney’s 2012 loss, many Republicans said that the party must moderate its image on some issues. But some GOP lawmakers have done the opposite.

08/07/2013

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Local Abortion Clinics Plan Next Move

The Routh Street Women’s Clinic off the North Central Expressway is one of many local abortion clinics, which will shutter if and when HB2 takes effect.

07/18/2013

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Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City Hall

Hundreds of pro-choice supporters, angered over new abortion restrictions set to become law in Texas, are expected to gather at Dallas City Hall Monday evening.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Filibuster Star Davis Raises Nearly $1M

State Senator Wendy Davis, who staged a filibuster that helped delay approval of sweeping abortion restrictions, says she raised nearly $1 million in the final two weeks of June.

07/15/2013

The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster to stop the final vote. (credit: Alyssa Potasznik)

Texas Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Republicans in the Texas Legislature have passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation.

07/13/2013

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Texas Senate Convenes To Debate Abortion Bill

The Texas Senate convened Friday afternoon to begin debate and ultimately vote on a bill to implement some of the nation’s toughest abortion restrictions. Vocal demonstrators on both sides of the issue filled the Texas Capitol.

07/12/2013

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Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules

This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber’s top Republican is determined not to let anything — or anyone — derail a vote.

07/12/2013

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) looks over the Senate rules trying to figure how to end the Democrats' attempt to defeat the anti-abortion bill SB5 by a filibuster on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Will Keep Abortion Vote On Track

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst blamed the Texas abortion bill’s defeat on an “unruly mob” of protestors. But that will not happen again, he promised.

07/12/2013

Supporters of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions rally at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Abortion Debate Leads To Women’s Health Funding Questions

With the Republican-led Texas legislature expected to pass new restrictions on abortions, Democrats believe the measure will be challenged in court.

CBS 11–07/10/2013

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Texas Abortion Bill Heads To State Senate

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

07/10/2013

The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster to stop the final vote. (credit: Alyssa Potasznik)

Texas House Passes Abortion Bill

Texas House Passes Abortion Bill.

07/09/2013

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Texas House Vote Nears On Abortion Restrictions

All day, pro-life and pro-choice lawmakers debated House Bill 2. It calls for abortion providers to meet additional requirements and it would ban abortions after 20 weeks.

07/09/2013

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