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Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Appeals Court Ruling to Allow Immediate Enforcement of Sonogram Law

Friday, January 13, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to allow immediate enforcement of Texas' sonogram law:

"The sooner we start providing sonograms to those considering abortions, the more lives we can save. The Fifth Circuit's decision requires abortion providers to immediately comply with the sonogram law, appropriately allowing Texas to enforce the will of our state, which values and protects the sanctity of life."

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