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Texas 2022 Elections

Texas Republicans in tight races open to rape and incest exceptions to abortion ban

In some battleground state legislative races, Republicans have been making overtures to those who believe the ban as too extreme. They have said they are open to revising the ban to include the exceptions — and even voiced confidence that the Legislature will do so when it reconvenes in January.

People rallying for abortion rights march down Congress Avenue in Austin on May 3, 2022.

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