Abortion

Another Special Session
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 of the last session early Wednesday...
Filibusted
Filibusted
Texas Senate Bill 5 failed to pass Tuesday night after a lengthy filibuster and shouts from protesters caused lawmakers to miss a midnight deadline to vote it into law. SB 5 would have shut down nearly all abortion clinics in the state...
Life And Law
Life And Law
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas senators are meeting to consider placing more restrictions on abortions. Senators will consider banning abortions after 20 weeks, allowing abortions only in surgical facilities and placing greater restrictions on abortion-inducing medications...