Texas Lawmakers Likely To Return After Abortion Bill Failed

Law360, Dallas (June 26, 2013, 1:52 AM EDT) -- After a night of chaos, the Texas Senate said early Wednesday morning it did not reach a vote on an abortion restriction bill before a special legislative session ended, but Republican leadership said it will get a second chance to pass the measure in another special session.

Republican state senators in Texas had attempted to block a filibuster Tuesday night, and after 11 hours the lawmakers claimed victory in voting through a bill restricting abortions in the final minutes of the legislative session. Democrats, however, maintained...
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