TODAY   |  October 29, 2013

Texas to appeal federal ruling blocking abortion law

The state of Texas will appeal a federal ruling blocking a key part of the state’s new abortion law. On Monday, a federal judge blocked a Texas provision that required any doctor performing an abortion to have admitting privileges at a hospital less than 30 miles away.

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>>> performing the procedures to have privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. wendy davis gained national attention in june when she staged a filibuster to delay passage of the law.