PBS NewsHour

In Texas, Marathon Filibuster Derails New Abortion Bill

Clip: 06/26/2013 | 10m 13s

A Texas state bill supported by Republican lawmakers to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and require new standards for abortion providers was derailed by a marathon filibuster led by Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis. Gwen Ifill recaps the dramatic night in the Texas State Senate with Evan Smith of The Texas Tribune.

Aired: 06/26/13

Rating: NR

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