Wendy Davis Filibuster Derails Texas Abortion Law – Crowd Goes Insane


Wendy Davis Filibuster Derails Texas Abortion Law - Crowd Goes Insane

Senator Davis took to the floor the Texas Senate at 11:18 a.m. in pink tennis shoes to begin what she hoped would be a nearly 13 hour filibuster of the bill.

As the day went on, Davis’ filibuster caught fire on Twitter, and by the evening it was trending worldwide. The excitement peaked at 11:58 p.m. central time at which time the roaring crowd pretty much shut everything down.

Here is a great example of the excitement from last night: