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Friday, August 29, 2014

Federal judge blocks key part of Texas law on abortion clinics

Abortion-rights supporters stand outside the Texas governor’s mansion on Friday after a federal judge in Austin struck down provisions of the 2013 Texas law that restricts abortions. State officials and other supporters of the abortion law in Texas were confident they would prevail on appeal.