A federal judge strikes down parts of a law restricting abortions in Texas, saying a provision requiring clinics to have hospital-like settings for surgeries is unconstitutional. Linda So reports.
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Abortion rights supporters rally outside the Texas governor's mansion.
This after a federal judge strikes down a key part of a Texas abortion law.
The judge ruled that a provision requiring clinics to have certain hospital-like settings for surgeries is unconstitutional.
Abortion rights advocates are relieved with the judge's decision.
SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED ABORTION RIGHTS SUPPORTER, SAYING:
"It's very clear that he studied the issues carefully, he listened to the evidence and he gets it."
But anti-abortion supporters argue the provision which would have gone into effect on September 1st, was meant to reduce complications and improve patient care.
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