If you weren’t on the ground or obsessively watching the live stream–as seemingly everyone on Twitter was–here are some images to give you a taste of what went down in Texas last night. So much love and respect for the activists and leaders who made it happen–and brought us the most exciting reality finale to ever be ignored by the networks.
State Senator Leticia Van de Putt lays it down.
(That cheering? Went on for more than ten minutes while Republicans tried unsuccessfully to vote before the midnight deadline. Seriously, watch it.)
“Every corner of all 4 floors here jammed with people.” @JeffSmithNBC5
“This is what a feminist looks like.” Via @shesists
#TheseShoesWereMadeForFilibustering. Via @Kthalps
Never again. Via @nerdette
“Team Wendy” bracelets made by a 6-year-old girl. Via @lizfarrington
The troops rally in the rotunda while the Senate debates rules of order. Via @dcTXN
Sen. Wendy Davis still standing at the very end. Via @Brian_Sweany
Dems hold up two fingers for a “no” vote as crowd continues to yell. Via @KirkPWatson
Troopers file in and line the wall at the end. Via @sonia_smith
Protesters begin to be arrested. Via @JasonWhitely
And now, on to the next fight.