Texas Senators Reopen Debate on Abortion Regulations

Updated, 10:30 p.m.:

After hundreds of abortion opponents rallied outside the Texas Capitol to show their support for proposed abortion regulations, state Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, announced that more than 3,800 people had registered a position on Senate Bill 1 throughout the day.

"I appreciate the passion, the courtesy and the thoughtfulness of everyone who participated," Nelson, chairwoman of the Health and Human Services Committee, said in a statement. "Given the strong feelings on this issue, it was important to me that we took the time necessary to hear from everyone who showed up to have ...

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