Protesters resort to chains, fake blood, Twisted Sister as Texas Senate nears abortion vote

The originally scheduled vote on Texas’ ban on most abortions after 20 weeks was delayed after Sen. Wendy Davis’ 11-hour filibuster devolved into a midnight scream-fest. The Texas legislature was reconvened for a special session, and the state Senate closed in on another vote tonight. After 19 proposed amendments to the legislation were voted down and senators prepared for a final vote, pro-abortion protesters began chaining themselves to a railing in the gallery.

Others resorted instead to a sing-along of Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It.”

Another batch donned gowns stained with fake blood.