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Texas Legislature 2019

Why Texas abortion opponents aren’t leading the charge to overturn Roe v. Wade

States across the country are advancing "heartbeat bills" that aim to overturn the landmark Supreme Court decision, but major Texas anti-abortion groups are worried that such an approach could backfire.

Pro-Life advocates at the Rally for Life march at the Capitol on Jan. 27, 2018.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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