The Texas Senate debated a sweeping abortion measure late into the night Tuesday as Democrats vowed to resist passage by any available means, warning that the proposal would make it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for most Texas women to receive the procedure.
Republicans insisted the bills will improve women’s health care by requiring abortion facilities to be vastly improved, doctors to more closely monitor drug-induced abortions and physicians to obtain admitting privileges in a nearby hospital should complications arise.
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