Gov. Abbott pushes new initiatives following anti-abortion group videos

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Friday, August 28, 2015
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AUSTIN, TX (KTRK) -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday announced new initiatives in response to recent videos said to be shot at Planned Parenthood facilities.

The videos, released by an anti-abortion group, show what the group claims is proof that organs from aborted pregnancies were being sold. One of the videos was reportedly shot at a Planned Parenthood facility in Houston.

The acronym used by Governor Abbott is 'LIFE.' According to his office, some of the LIFE initiatives will be put in place now. Others would require a change in law.

It involves the following, verbatim from a release sent out by Gov. Abbott's office.