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For Bill Hemmer today's vote.
Coming after hours and hours of public testimony supporters say this bill offers women.
A whole lot more protection critics argue just to step to make the procedures harder to get.
We're talking about abortion and what does abortion do it kills an innocent child.
So the question usually when is it okay to kill an innocent child -- I think that the issues desperate women without hope resorting to something all of us would not rather happen perpetuating cycle of poverty.
Malnutrition disease and crime that fill up.
Are over critic overcrowded crisis centers hospitals and prisons.
Both sides of this story die with Callaway joins us now live in Washington -- -- where this is they'll stand now.
-- here's what we're expecting today that the Texas -- gaveled the session at 11 o'clock eastern time debate expected lasts all day long and into the evening before vote.
Then moved to the senate side for more debate and ultimately a vote.
That after an all night legislative session lines begin forming outside the legislature early yesterday morning.
According to the Austin statesman 475.
People registered to speak last night that's enough.
For sixteen hours of testimony with each speaker given two minutes.
We have all the book now the -- that when you murder of pregnant mother.
Are you have a an automobile accident in which a pregnant mother -- -- Your -- you're charged with tumors.
So what is the difference here.
This goal of eliminating access to abortion is based on religion not on science and reason.
It is a woman's constitutional right to have an abortion.
Have Martha will be hearing a lot with that back and forth as the debate continues today -- -- some background on what has driven this controversy in this area.
But you know this this bill would require that abortions be performed an ambulatory surgical centers.
Which have stricter health and safety requirements and abortion -- -- -- doctors performing abortions at these clinics.
Would have to have privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of where they are performing and abortion.
The abortion lobby last.
Doubt it down in Texas is opposing common sense regulations that would ensure that clinics in Texas.
Did not have the same atrocious conditions that we are seeing in coming -- -- clinic in Philadelphia but also in multiple clinics across the country.
But opponents say those regulatory burdens would add cost and ultimately restrict abortions Cecile Richards president Planned Parenthood said.
People don't want politicians making women's private medical decisions cutting off access to lifesaving preventive care.
We're safe and legal abortions and they absolutely will not stand -- Texas Governor Perry says he has counted the votes and he is confident that the bill.
Will pass part of we're going to be watching that one of course throughout the day -- thank you very much much.
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