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Jul 9, 2013 5:13 PM

Texas Abortion Fight Continues

AUSTIN (NBC News) - Nearly a month after a Texas abortion bill was filibustered by a Senator in pink tennis shoes, the House is making another attempt.

Lawmakers engaged in a sometimes testy debate over a 20-week abortion ban and tougher standards for clinics and patients.

While supporters say it's about protecting women's health, opponents say it's an attempt to ban abortions by making them inconvenient.

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