06/25/2013 10:32 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2013

Obama Official Account Tweets Support For Wendy Davis


President Barack Obama's official Twitter account expressed support Tuesday for Wendy Davis, the Texas Democrat aiming to filibuster a GOP-backed abortion bill in the state legislature.

The account is run by Organizing for Action, the advocacy group formed out of Obama's presidential campaign organization.

Davis, a Democratic state senator, announced Tuesday that she would attempt to speak for 13 hours straight to stave off a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and severely limit women's access to abortions across the state.

Obama's tweet came as Davis' filibuster entered its ninth hour.

Click here to read more about Davis' filibuster.