Watch State Troopers Drag a Screaming Protester as Texas House Approves Abortion Restrictions

As expected, the Texas House passed new, restrictive abortion restrictions this afternoon, sending them on to the Senate for final approval, but not before Democrats could launch a

statewide bus tour

, and not before this pro-choice protester could scream at lawmakers from the gallery. Unlike the clamor that arose after Senator Wendy Davis' filibuster and killed the bill during the first special session, the disruption was only momentary. State troopers quickly swooped in and


dragged the demonstrator from the chambers, as you can see for yourself above.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >