During her filibuster of a proposal pitched by backers as improving the safety of abortion clinics while imposing other limits, state Sen. Wendy Davis threw in a statistic about existing access to abortion.
Davis, D-Fort Worth, used the early hours of her filibuster to quote from written testimony submitted at a March 19 hearing on a different bill by Physicians for Reproductive Health, a group whose website says it advocates reproductive health services.
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Statement: Says 92 percent of Texas counties had no abortion provider in 2008.