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Wed May 11, 2011
NPR Story

New Texas Bill Sparks Abortion Debate

The Texas legislature recently passed a bill requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram at least 24 hours before performing an abortion. Texas State Rep. Sid Miller wrote the bill and says it will "save numerous unborn lives." Abortion rights advocates worry the law will make it tougher for women to seek abortions. Host Michel Martin discusses the legislation with Texas State Rep. Sid Miller and former Planned Parenthood board member Carol Alvarado.