State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, an Arlington Republican, wrote a bill that would jail women and doctors as criminal felons over abortions.
State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, an Arlington Republican, wrote a bill that would jail women and doctors as criminal felons over abortions. Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegram.com
State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, an Arlington Republican, wrote a bill that would jail women and doctors as criminal felons over abortions. Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegram.com

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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