Slideshow: Filibuster Dominates Last Day of Session

State Sen. Wendy Davis' hours-long filibuster of a Republican-backed abortion bill spanned the final day of the special session. Here's a look at the drama that played out as protesters from both sides of the debate converged on the Capitol. 

State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, filibusters Senate Bill 5 on the last day of the special session.

Spectators view the proceedings from the Senate gallery.

Opponents of Senate Bill 5 crowd the Capitol rotunda.

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