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Texas House sets vote on abortion restrictions

Advocates rally, prepare for days of long hearings

AUSTIN, Texas — State Republicans on Monday pushed on with aggressive efforts to approve tough abortion restrictions they were prevented from passing last month, scheduling a House vote and beginning what promised to be a prolonged public hearing about the legislation.

Activists for and against the proposed restrictions descended on the Capitol for the hearing. Antiabortion demonstrators staged a rally Monday, and abortion rights activists march through downtown Austin about the same time.

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