Reactions To Texas Stance On Abortion Ban

UPDATED: It didn't take long for Texas Governor Rick Perry to call another special session in order to pass an anti-abortion bill that he could get pushed through in the regular session.

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  1. But his wasn't the only reaction to Tuesday night's shenanigans
  2. It was one of the predictable ones, but not the only one.
  3. Read on.
  4. An iconic photograph:

  5. "In our three decades in print, we've never released a cover before publication, but we're thrilled to share this cover with readers now. We don’t go to press for another few hours on our print issue, but we are 100% certain that whatever happens next, this is the image we want our readers to take away from the extraordinary events of the past week – an image of triumph, not despair." - Austin Chronicle 

  6. Got its own Storify at 8 pm Pacific!
  7. Hilary texts:

  8. Role model: 

  9. An animation from Taiwan:

  10. Comedy's best line:

  11. "The Texas Senate majority [is] just being consistent. They simply believe that if late one night, when you're swept away by your emotions you make a stupid mistake, you should always have a chance to fix it later and not have to live with the consequences."
    - John Oliver, TDS
  12. Posters galore:

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