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Texas Legislature 2021

Abortion ban, permitless carry, elections bill: The week that solidified Texas' hard right turn after the 2020 election

Texas’ new near-total abortion ban, one of the most restrictive in the nation, punctuated a week that brought into stunning relief just how far the state’s political pendulum has swung to the right since the 2020 election.

Flanked by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dade Phelan, Gov. Greg Abbott held a press conference at the Capitol on Ju…

Abortion and guns

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