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Thursday, July 18, 2013

AP: Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in Texas.

More than 100 Republican lawmakers attended the signing ceremony with a small band of protesters outside dressed in black and holding a sign that read, "Shame." The legislation had sparked weeks of protests at the state Capitol.

 

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