Thousands of pro-abortion rights activists gathered in front of the Texas Capitol Building on Monday to protest new abortion legislation.
From @getequal_tx: A view of the #StandWithTexasWomen rally today in Austin! #SB5 #swtw #StandWithWendy
Following the successful filibuster of the legislation by Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis, Gov. Rick Perry recently announced that a second special session was convening to vote on the looming abortion bill.
Sarah Marian Seltzer
Wow RT @kateharding @dansolomon: Panorama from Capitol steps right now. #standwithtexaswomen
If the abortion legislation passes, only five of the 42 abortion clinics in Texas will remain open.
#SenatorWendy Davis rallying #StandWithTexasWomen crowd at state Capitol. #txlege
1. Activists gathered today to let Ricky Perry know that they stood with Wendy Davis.
- Robert L. Dear was identified as the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs. ›
- World leaders will meet in Paris starting Monday to discuss a potential global climate change agreement. Here's what you need to know. ›
- And how well do you know what happened in the news this week? Take our quiz. ›