Texas Abortion Bill Falls After Challenge

Republicans missed their deadline to pass new abortion restrictions.
3:00 | 06/25/13

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You're watching America this morning -- America's number 1 in the early morning news. Some breaking news overnight from Texas where the senate has approved one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country. A controversial midnight vote turned into a gripping drama hundreds of people filled the Texas state house to see this. Democratic state senator Wendy Davis trying to filibuster the deal speaking for nearly thirteen hours. More than -- 150000. People watching online she -- very strict rules. Their water that they have -- leaning on the desk in the city changing the subject. But the lieutenant governor ultimately forced Davis to stop speaking claiming that she had veered off topic. Finally senators took a vote and approve the bill thinking that they had seconds to spare before the midnight deadline. But more breaking news this morning to lieutenant governor now says the vote came too late and that bill is dead.

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