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Gov. Greg Abbott used pandemic as cover to ban abortions in Texas, former Planned Parenthood head says

Cecile Richards, a Texas native, made the comment in an interview during The Texas Tribune Festival that aired Wednesday. Limits on abortion access earlier this year spurred legal battles.

Former 2006-2018 head of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards talks about her years in the trenches with Anna Palmer of Politico at the Texas Tribune Festival on Sept. 29, 2018.

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