Midnight chaos: Screaming pro-abortion mob disrupts Texas state legislature vote on SB 5 [video, photos]

No, not  “awesome” and not just polite “applause.” More like screams, shouts, stomping, and tantrums. As the Texas Democrats’ stalling tactics ran dry and the clock neared midnight, protesters and sit-in participants in the Lone Star State’s capitol building turned up the mob noise. Supporters of pro-abortion legislator Wendy Davis’s filibuster of S.B. 5 — which would restrict most abortions past 20 weeks in a bid to stop the next butchering Kermit Gosnell — issued explicit calls for undemocratic disruption of civil order.

Here’s what one Texas Teamster advocated:

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards egged them on, too:

Video:

Others echoed the “rush the floor” sentiment:

In the aftermath of the screamfest, confusion ensued. Reporters and legislators could not agree whether the final vote took place before midnight or whether adjournment (sine die) had occurred.

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To quote the hit Robin Thicke song, there were plenty of Blurred Lines:

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You can say that again:

Punches are flying now:

Arrests:

The Democrats give thanks:

As the dust settles in the wee hours of the morning, a picture’s worth a thousand words. Let this voice rise above all the anti-S.B 5 screamers:

Indeed:

Final verdict on whether the vote took place in time:

Twitchy will continue to monitor and update as news develops.

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