Senate Committee Advances Abortion Clinic Bill

State Sen. Bob Deuell, R-Greenville, is in a Republican runoff to keep his seat.
State Sen. Bob Deuell, R-Greenville, is in a Republican runoff to keep his seat.

Play

A Senate committee on Tuesday approved a controversial Republican-backed bill that would raise licensing standards for abortion clinics. Democrats say the legislation would effectively ban abortion in Texas.

Texas Tribune donors or members may be quoted or mentioned in our stories, or may be the subject of them. For a complete list of contributors, click here.