Judge Strikes Down Texas Restrictions on Abortion Law

Federal judge's ruling will keep dozens of abortion clinics in Texas open while decision is appealed.
0:30 | 10/29/13

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A federal judge in Texas has struck down a major part of the State's restrictive new abortion law. Advocates say provision requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital less than thirty miles away would have shuttered about a third of the State's abortion clinics. And across the state would have been immediately indirectly impacted we have vast communities and parts of the state that would have no longer had access to -- services. Texas attorney general Greg Abbott has filed an appeal of the ruling in the case which will likely end up before the Supreme Court.

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