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Despite pressure, Amarillo City Council punts on abortion travel ban petition

Supporters of the petition may ultimately seek a vote of Amarillo residents later this fall.

Amarillo Mayor Cole Stanley, left, and Councilman Tom Scherlen listen to testimony during a city council meeting Tuesday, May 28 in Amarillo. Residents gave testimony and arguments to members of the city council as they discussed a proposed abortion travel ban in Amarillo.

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