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Texas gets over 600 new laws

More than 600 new laws signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott went into effect Sept. 1. The new state laws — including one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, the right to carry handguns both concealed and openly without a license, changes to election law and a bill allowing restaurants to sell alcohol to go — were passed during the regular session of the legislature, which ended May 31.The House and Senate adjourned their second special session Thursday night.Some of the more controversial laws, such as the abortion bill and the election law, face judicial challenges ...

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