TEXAS ABORTION BAN
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas is lone Democrat to vote against federal bill protecting abortion rights
The U.S. House is trying to override Texas’ near-total ban on abortions. But Democrats likely lack the support they need in the U.S. Senate.
By Bethany Irvine and Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune
In a bid to nullify Texas’ controversial near-total abortion ban, the U.S. House on Friday passed a reproductive rights bill that would codify into federal law the right to an …