The Big Conversation:
Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday opened the latest front in what's likely to become the biggest abortion battle in Texas next year.
Perry, speaking a crisis pregnancy center in Houston, said he would support a bill that would ban abortion in Texas after 20 weeks.
"Let me be clear," Perry said. "My goal and the goal of many of those joining me here today is to make abortion at any stage a thing of the past."
The measure, dubbed the "fetal pain" bill, is based on the research of some scientists claiming that fetuses can feel ...