Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst presides over the senate, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions th

 

              Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst presides over the senate, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions th
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst presides over the senate, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation's second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster to stop the final vote. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)