20-week abortion bill stalls in Senate

But it OKs veiling gun-permit names

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 12:20 a.m.

A bill banning abortion past 20 weeks of pregnancy, when some doctors say a fetus feels pain, stalled in a state Senate committee on Wednesday.

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