To recap: Texas Democrats want to throw tampons and condoms at lawmakers because they won't get to shred late-term babies alive.— Rep. Steve StockmanSteve StockmanWhy Republicans took aim at an ethics watchdog Cruz will skip State of the Union Ethics: Lawmakers didn’t ‘knowingly’ break rules with Azerbaijan gifts MORE (@SteveWorks4You) July 12, 2013
Lawmakers planned to vote on the bill Friday in a second special session called by Gov. Rick Perry (R) to pass the law.
Reports out of Austin say crowds have flooded the statehouse to support or protest the bill, which would implement some of the strictest anti-abortion regulations in the country. The legislation is likely to pass the Republican-led Senate and be signed into law by Perry.
Texas Capitol security confiscating pads, condoms, food, water because Democrats vowed to throw them at Senators to disrupt voting. Childish— Rep. Steve Stockman (@SteveWorks4You) July 12, 2013