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After Texas Sen. Wendy Davis' abortion filibuster, governor steps in
After Texas Sen. Wendy Davis' abortion filibuster, governor steps in

Wendy Davis beat the clock, but she hasn't beaten the calendar. On Wednesday afternoon, Texas Gov. Rick Perry called a second special session for the state's Legislature to pass strict abortion restrictions that state Sen. Davis and her Democratic allies defeated about 14 hours earlier in an against-the-clock filibuster. "I am calling the Legislature back into session because too much important work remains undone for the people of Texas," Perry said in a statement. "Through their duly elected representatives, the citizens of our state have made crystal clear their priorities for our great state," Perry continued. "Texans value life and want to...

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