Members of the clergy wait to enter the funeral service of Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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On July 9, 2013, opponents and supporters of a bill to put restrictions on abortion hold signs near a news conference outside the Texas Capitol in Austin. The bill was passed, but has been battled in the courts for two years; now, the law is set to go into effect July 1. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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While governor of Texas, Rick Perry refused to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid. Rick Wilking/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Texas Republican state Sen. Craig Estes' bill reinforces that clergy would not have to perform same-sex marriages. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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