Legal Battle Likely to Keep Abortion in Spotlight Through 2014

By Ben Philpott, The Texas Tribune

Published 10/31 2013 11:38AM

Updated 10/31 2013 11:40AM

A federal judge's decision this week to block parts of Texas' strict new abortion law was just the first step in a legal fight that could drag on for months, or even years, meaning that the courtroom drama will play out against the 2014 governor's race.

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