Raw: Protesters scream, cheer after Texas abortion bills fails to pass

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by Associated Press & KHOU.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 10:56 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 26 at 10:57 AM

Texas' lieutenant governor has acknowledged that Republicans missed their deadline to pass new abortion restrictions after protesters screamed down lawmakers as the final 15 minutes passed before the special legislative session's deadline. More than 400 protesters erupted at 11:45 p.m. when Republicans suspended an 11-hour filibuster staged by Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth.

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