Texas Democratic lawmakers flee state to thwart voting restrictions and other measures | The World

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    Dozens of U.S. Democratic politicians have left Texas as part of an orchestrated move to derail Republican efforts to pass a series of controversial measures. They include restricting voting rights, abortion access, and blocking transgender students from competing in athletics events that correspond with their gender identity. Natasha Lindstaedt, a professor of government at the University of Essex, tells The World while the strategy is unusual, it has been done before.

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