The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for July 1, 2013

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•    Abortion Rights Activists, Opponents Descend on Capitol for Rallies: "Opponents of Republican-backed legislation to dramatically curtail abortion rights in Texas descended on the Capitol by the thousands on Monday, spurred on by musicians, celebrities and their new hero: filibustering state Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth. Meanwhile, about 100 supporters of the omnibus abortion legislation marched to the Capitol on Monday morning to a press conference orchestrated by women who deeply regretted their decision to have an abortion."

•    Guest Column: When Mob Rule Overwhelmed Democracy: "Simply put, what happened on Tuesday night was both shameful and ...

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