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Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature approved a sweeping package of new abortion limits Friday, despite the legal challenges they're likely to provoke and nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled a 2013 law that prompted more than half the state's abortion clinics to close.

The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott includes a measure that federal courts have already blocked in several states — a ban on a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation.

Abbott is still expected to sign what amounts to Texas Republicans' counterpunc...

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