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Why Texas is unlikely to let voters decide on abortion access

A Texas Democrat is proposing a constitutional amendment stopping future abortion restrictions. Voters would have to approve it — but Republican lawmakers aren’t likely to put it in front of them.

Thousands of people walk in a pro-abortion protest march around downtown San Antonio on June 24, 2022.

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Health care State government Abortion James Talarico Texas Legislature