News · 06.27.16

The Latest: Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end

The Latest: Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end

Wendy Davis says she burst into tears after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the Texas abortion law that the former Democratic state senator once temporarily blocked with an 11-hour filibuster in 2013.

Davis said Monday she viewed the 5-3 decision as the justices shutting down future efforts by Republican-controlled states to impose what she called “sham laws” on abortion providers. She also says that abortion services in some underserved Texas areas could return over the next six months.


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