Texas Legislature

Meet Wendy Davis, Filibusterer Extraordinaire and Internet Hero
Yesterday something pretty epic happened in the Texas state legislature. We know, already it is hard for you to believe, but we swear it's true. Senator Wendy Davis attempted a 13-hour filibuster to keep one of the most extreme anti-abortion bills in the United States from being voted into law. And …
Watch Senator Wendy Davis’ Filibuster Live Stream Here Now
District 10 Senator Wendy Davis is in the midst of a 13-hour filibuster to stop passage of SB5, a controversial bill that supporters say would protect unborn children and opponents say would effectively dismantle women's health services in Texas. The measure passed the Texas House last wee…