State Senator Wendy Davis is staging a 12-hour talking filibuster to prevent the Texas Senate from voting on a draconian voting rights law. Watch live here.
June 25, 2013

State Senator Wendy Davis is about 5 hours into a standing, talking filibuster against the draconian abortion law Texas lawmakers are attempting to pass. She cannot drink, eat, or even lean on something while she speaks.

Senator Davis must filibuster for 12 hours to stop the bill from passage in this special session. It's brave and it's incredibly difficult just from a physical standpoint, much less from an emotional standpoint. She's being supported by hundreds of Texas residents who are standing in line to witness the filibuster right now.

If you want to help, please consider a donation to RhRealityCheck to help feed the people standing in support of a woman's right to choose. Alternatively, you can donate to Annie's List in honor of the filibuster. Annie's List is a group dedicated to electing pro-choice women in Texas.

Senator Davis is hitting hard on the fact that for all of the sound and fury about the rights of the unborn, those same old white men don't seem to care about that child once it has been born. She's fighting the good fight. Let's support her.

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