UPDATE: Technicality Stops Texas Abortion Bill Posted by Kleier on June 26, 2013 Posted in: Politics, Uncategorized. Tagged: abortion, Davis, Dewhurst, rights, State House, Texas. Leave a comment UPDATE: The Lt. Governor of Texas, David Dewhurst, stopped the passage of a strict abortion law that was being filibustered by democrats in the state Senate due to a technicality; Republicans upset by Dewhurst’s ruling. Read Here.