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Wendy Davis pretends her filibuster in defense of abortion isn’t about abortion

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Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis filibustered a bill banning the abortion of babies in their sixth month of gestation. The bill would also hold abortion clinics to the same standards surgical clinics.

Monday she spoke at a rally against the bill. Here’s an approximate transcript from a pro-choice group. Guess what word doesn’t appear? “Abortion.”

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