Nightly News   |  July 18, 2013

Texas governor signs abortion restrictions into law

Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law some of the country’s toughest restrictions on abortion. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> in texas today, governor rick perry signed into law some of the nation's toughest restrictions on abortion. the new law bans abortions after 20 weeks and requires clinics to make big upgrades. already, planned parenthood says it will close three of its clinics in texas. the law takes effect in about 90 days . in the meantime, opponents say they will challenge it in court.