Dewhurst: Abortion Bill Could Get Approved This Week

The omnibus abortion bill could get full approval by the end of this week, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and other conservative leaders announced Thursday at a news conference.

“We are not going to be interrupted in doing the people’s work by unruly mobs,” said Dewhurst, flanked by former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. Dewhurst added, "My intentions from Day One were to improve and protect women’s health and to protect the unborn."

As the news conference was going on, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee met and approved House Bill 2, which would ban abortions at 20 weeks of ...

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