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Video: Abortion Bill Proponents, Foes Speak Out

Republican lawmakers say that no matter how many women show up to the Capitol to protest an abortion bill, they have the votes to pass it and will in this session.

The people protesting an omnibus abortion bill have made it clear that they’re not going anywhere. Organizers estimated that 5,000 demonstrators showed up to the Capitol on Monday for the start of this year's second special session. Republican lawmakers say that regardless of the numbers outside, they have the votes inside to pass the legislation.

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