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Texas Legislature 2021

Republican lawmakers push to make Texas’ anti-abortion laws among the most restrictive in the nation

With the GOP in control of state government and “a favorable backstop from the courts, it’s going to be a no-holds-barred approach for Republicans on abortion,” one political science professor said.

Protesters demonstrate against abortion at the Texas Rally for Life on Jan. 23, 2021, at the state Capitol in Austin.

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