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Texas Democrat Files Another Abortion Bill
This one would require women to take adoption courses
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 1, 2013 12:33 PM CDT
Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., left, and Gov. Rick Perry share a laugh Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at UTPA in Edinburg, Texas.   (AP photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht)

(Newser) – Yet another controversial abortion bill has been filed in Texas, this one by a Democrat in the state Senate. Eddie Lucio's Senate Bill 42 would require women to take a free, three-hour "adoption education course" before being cleared to get an abortion, the San Antonio Express-News reports. The course could be taken in person or online, and the woman would have to show her doctor a certificate of completion. Lucio was the only Democrat to vote for Texas' sweeping abortion restrictions.

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tree0808@netzero.com
Aug 3, 2013 8:57 PM CDT
I am sitting here reading ,, this, hahahaha just thinking being married to these BOYS, I see why someone would have a abortion, little man in a big world, trying to take control women's rights. did a lady turn you small boys down , I would take my daughter to Canada before I would have her take a three hour course. keep that pen in your hand cause that is the biggest thing you will be holding, does that pen make you feel BIG. Controlling someone rights,
kawahchan
Aug 3, 2013 10:48 AM CDT
(R) 2016 Gov. RICK PERRY Report: So (D) Texas state Sen. Wendy David wants to drawn-out nagging the toilet papers as how long as she wanted, but her vote is measured her head down into the toilet bowl. Well, ... Governor RICK PERRY has won his Conscience !! Wendy, that is Ft Worth, Texas, not San Francisco's (D) Rep. Nancy Pelosi's district to play (D) Barbara Boxer's pro-Abortion game to endanger women's life ! Too bitches !!
cornelison
Aug 3, 2013 2:50 AM CDT
GOP policy = Save the fetus. Who cares whether the mother dies. She probably votes liberal anyway.