Pic of the day: Women silently protest abortion ban on floor of Texas Capitol

Rick Perry signed Texas' sweeping anti-abortion bill on Thursday, but the battle is far from over, advocates say

By Katie McDonough
Published July 18, 2013 4:15PM (EDT)
    (Karen Brooks Harper)
(Karen Brooks Harper)

Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday signed Texas' sweeping anti-abortion bill into law, but, as thousands of Texans have made clear, the battle for reproductive rights in the state is far from over.

Dozens of demonstrators were with Perry at the Capitol during the signing ceremony, like these five women, quietly making their opposition known:

h/t Karen Brooks Harper


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 kmcdonough@salon.com.

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