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Texas passes abortion restriction bill, governor certain to sign

13 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Republican-controlled Senate has voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a high-profile political battle that stirred debate over abortion rights well beyond the state's borders.

Texas passes abortion restriction bill, governor certain to sign

13 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Republican-controlled Senate has voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a high-profile political battle that stirred debate over abortion rights well beyond the state's borders.

Texas poised to enact abortion restrictions despite opposition

12 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Texas on Friday is poised to enact a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a bitter political fight that stirred national debate over what critics see as laws threatening the right to abortion in the United States.

Texas abortion restrictions headed for approval in state Senate

11 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A Republican proposal that would ban most abortions in Texas after 20 weeks of pregnancy moved toward a possible final vote in the state Senate Friday, and Democrats fiercely opposed to the measure conceded they will not be able to stop it.

Texas House OKs bill restricting abortions, moves it to Senate

10 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, set strict health and safety standards for abortion clinics, and restrict use of the so-called abortion pill.

Texas House approves sweeping abortion restrictions

10 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives approved sweeping abortion restrictions on Tuesday, including a ban after 20 weeks of pregnancy and tougher standards for clinics that perform the procedure.

Texas House nears vote on proposed abortion restrictions

09 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Thousands of supporters and opponents of abortion rights converged on the Texas Capitol on Monday for hours of protests as the state House of Representatives prepares to debate the proposed abortion restrictions on Tuesday.

Texas Senate to resume battle over abortion restrictions

08 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas The political battle in Texas over proposed restrictions on abortion resumes on Monday with a rally by abortion opponents and a public hearing in the state Senate, where Democrat Wendy Davis staged a filibuster last month to stall the Republican-backed measure.

Nearly 2,000 people want to testify at Texas abortion hearing

03 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A Texas House committee voted to move forward with a proposal to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and toughen standards for clinics, after at least 2,000 people sought to testify for and against the measure at an eight-hour hearing.

Opponents of Texas abortion restrictions rally at Capitol

02 Jul 2013

AUSTIN, Texas Thousands of opponents of a Texas proposal to tighten abortion restrictions rallied outside the statehouse on Monday, giving a hero's welcome to Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis, whose 11-hour speech stalled the measure last week.

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