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Senate Committee Advances Abortion Clinic Bill

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.

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

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.

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