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Texas Abortion Restrictions

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas is lone Democrat to vote against federal bill protecting abortion rights

The U.S. House is trying to override Texas’ near-total ban on abortions. But Democrats likely lack the support they need in the U.S. Senate.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke during a news conference about the House vote on H.R. 3755, the "Women's Health Protection Act" legislation to "establish a federally protected right to abortion access" at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24, 2021.

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