Storify: Texas Republicans Continue War On Women, Texans Fight Back

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A mere hour after my plane landed in Austin I was at the Capitol in orange garb standing (and sitting) in solidarity with women and their allies as Texas Republicans attempted to close all but 5 abortion clinics in a state with 26 million residents.

Republicans claim it's about protecting women but we know better, and so should they.

Read a Storify of last night's vote below the jump.  





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Joe Deshotel

Joe was born and raised in Beaumont, Tx, but live music and politics brought him to Austin. He has worked in and around government and elections for over a decade including for a member of US Congress, the Texas Legislature, the Mayor of Austin. He currently serves as Communications Director for the Travis County Democratic Party. He is most interested in transportation, energy and technology issues. He also likes Texas Hold'em and commuting on his electric skateboard. Follow me on Twitter at @joethepleb.

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