Hundreds protest Texas abortion restrictions

6/24/2013

More than 600 women's rights protesters have crowded into the Texas Capitol as lawmakers prepare to vote on some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country.

The Republican-controlled Legislature is scheduled to vote Sunday on the new laws as time was running out in a special session.

The bills would ban abortions after 20 weeks, require that they take place in surgical centers and restrict where and when women can take abortion-inducing pills. Part of the new law would also require doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.

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