Meet the Wendy Davis fan club

Famous Twitter users were feeling a whole lot of love for the filibustering Texan on Tuesday night

Published June 26, 2013 2:26PM (EDT)

Wendy Davis   (AP)
Wendy Davis (AP)

State Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon filibuster (aided by her Democratic colleagues and reproductive rights advocates in the gallery, natch) defeated Texas' sweeping antiabortion omnibus bill and helped to secure women's continued access to safe medical care in Texas.

It also garnered her a pretty fancy group of new fans on Twitter.

A roundup:

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By Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at

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