The Texas Democratic Party sent out an email blast July 3 seeking signatures on a petition calling (ultimately without success) for hearings around the state on a legislative measure tightening restrictions on abortion in Texas.
Signed by party chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, the letter said, “If this bill passes, someone living in El Paso would have to drive 550 miles each way to San Antonio for something as simple as cervical cancer screening at a clinic.”
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Statement: Says Texas abortion restrictions would mean that ‘someone living in El Paso would have to drive 550 miles each way to San Antonio for something as simple as cervical cancer screening at a clinic.’