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Texas Senate hears abortion testimony, as activists flood Capitol again

By Chuck Lindell - American-Statesman Staff



As sweeping abortion regulations continued to speed toward passage in the Texas Legislature, thousands of people on both sides of the debate flooded the Capitol again Monday for competing rallies and for the second special session’s final public hearing on abortion-related legislation.

Long lines began forming hours before the 10 a.m. Senate committee hearing, with 475 people registering to speak — the equivalent of 16 hours of testimony at two minutes per speaker — with all due to be heard on Senate Bill 1, provided they remained late into the night.

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