Abortion

Dewhurst Clamps Down
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst lost control of the Texas Senate to what he called an "unruly mob" during an abortion debate two weeks ago. He says it won't happen again.
The conservative Republican has scheduled a vote on Friday afternoon to impose new restr…
It's Not Over
DALLAS (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry has invoked the name of Democratic filibuster star Wendy Davis as a rallying cry for tougher abortion limits in Texas.
Perry mentioned the former teenage mom and Harvard Law School graduate during a speech Thursday to the National Right to Life Convention in Dallas…
Cruz On Abortion
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is set to address the annual National Right to Life Convention.
The Texas Republican is sure to get a warm welcome from the conservative crowd Friday in suburban Dallas.
Cruz was a little-known former Texas solicitor general before riding a tea party wa…
Another Special Session
Governor Rick Perry has ordered another special session to deal with issues including the controversial abortion bill that was defeated by an hours-long filibuster and rowdy crowd of demonstrators Tuesday night.
But the abortion bill is not the only major issue that was left in limbo after the close …

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