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Perry Slams Davis Over Filibuster

Perry Slams Davis Over Filibuster

The gloves are off in the bitter battle over abortion rights in Texas. 

Speaking to the National Right to Life Convention Thursday, Governor Rick Perry took a shot at Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis who successfully filibustered a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks.

"She was the daughter of a single woman, she was a teenage mother herself, she managed to eventually graduate from Harvard Law School and serve in the Texas Senate," Perry said of Davis.

"It's just unfortunate she hasn't learned from her own example, that every life must be given a chance to realize its full potential, and that every life matters," he said over applause.

Davis responded by saying Perry's statement "is without dignity and tarnishes the high office he holds."

 

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