It was only a matter of time before Texas women put a stop to the War on Women. Everywhere else in America, Republicans have lost elections by restricting access to birth control and abortion and making ignorant remarks about rape. That has been going on in Texas for a long time with no electoral blowback, but that’s changed because of the “People’s Filibuster.”
“People are voting with their feet,” said Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said of pro-choice protestors who jammed the capitol. “I haven’t seen anything like this in any state.”
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Stanford is a Democratic political consultant who blogs at jasonstanford.org and on Twitter @jasstanford.