#Texas #abortion bill passes house – rowdy pro-choicers arrested

July 10, 2013

The Texas House today gave final approval to a hotly contested proposal to ban abortions after 20 weeks — and put in place restrictions that would lead to the closing of most abortion clinics in the state — after less than one hour of debate.

Members voted 96-49 on the measure, which now sends the one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws in the country to the Texas Senate, where passage appears certain.

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