Hot News Stories (7/9/13)Posted: July 9, 2013
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX)
Mainstream Republican Rep. Sarah Davis was the only one of 95 Republicans in the Texas House to vote against Senate Bill 5 during the first special session. She intends to do so again this time if her Republican colleagues don’t make major changes.
Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX)
Anti-choice Republicans pushed ahead in Texas on Monday with aggressive efforts to pass tough new abortion restrictions they failed to approve last month, scheduling a House vote as thousands flocked to the Capitol for a marathon public hearing about the legislation and to rally against the bill.
Politico (Washington, DC)
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening to block enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who lack admitting privileges at nearby hospitals from performing abortions.