She was the daughter of a single woman; she was a teenage mother herself. She managed to eventually graduate from Harvard Law School and serve in the Texas senate. It is just unfortunate that she hasn’t learned from her own example that every life must be given a chance to realize its full potential and that every life matters.Texas Gov. Rick Perry •
And CNN’s Chris Cuomo asked, ‘All that energy to avoid the vote. Why not spend the time trying to compromise and figure out the bill in the first place?’ Yeah, what a waste of time. Wendy, examine your priorities.HyperVocal’s Slade Sohmer calls out cable news for ignoring, and worse, misrepresenting the situation in Texas last night. The piece really nails everything that’s wrong with cable news these days.
An unruly mob, using Occupy Wall Street tactics, disrupted the Senate from protecting unborn babies.Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, pronouncing Texas Senate Bill 5 dead. source
Hearing that Senate GOP leaders plan to count SB5 vote. Dems say they didn’t vote on bill, even though their votes were counted. #txlege— Statesmanmike (@mikestatesman) June 26, 2013
Texas State Senate website changes date of SB5 vote from June 26 to June 25. Before and after - pic.twitter.com/zutCgIJknH— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) June 26, 2013
BREAKING: Texas lt. gov. reverses himself, declares vote on tough abortion bill came too late to pass.— The Associated Press (@AP) June 26, 2013
And the bill does not pass. A dramatic end to an incredibly dramatic night, with the bill officially pronounced dead earlier in the hour. source