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Lubbock votes to become the state’s largest “sanctuary city for the unborn”

The outcome could prompt a lawsuit over what opponents say is an unconstitutional ban on abortion. The vote comes less than a year after Planned Parenthood opened a clinic in the West Texas city.

Sara Mistrot campaigns for Proposition A with her kids at the corner of Indiana and 82nd Street on May 1, 2021, in Lubbock.
Josh Upchurch, Shelby Martin and Hailee Roberts campaign for Proposition A at the corner of Quaker Ave. and 82nd Street on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Lubbock, Texas.
Paul Stell calls people forward before announcing Proposition A passed during a watch party in Trinity Church on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Lubbock Texas.
Sofia Bell talks with a potential voter about voting against Proposition A on the Texas Tech University campus on May 1, 2021, in Lubbock.

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