WATCH: Wendy Davis’ very long filibuster of Texas abortion restrictions

June 25, 2013

At 11:18 a.m. this morning, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis began talking. She has not stopped since.

Davis is in the midst of filibustering Senate Bill 5, legislation that would significantly restrict  abortion access in Texas. The bill would ban all abortions after 20 weeks, require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at hospitals and only allow the procedure in surgical facilities.

Davis is now in her ninth hour of filibuster. She must continue speaking until 11:59 p.m. Central time to run out the clock on the special session of the Texas Senate.

You can watch the Texas Tribune's live stream of the filibuster here, and definitely check out their liveblog, which has the play-by-pay on all things Davis-related.

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