"More than 178,000 people, including the U.S. president, were glued to YouTube, and the serene blonde figure at the center of what could go down as one of the most dramatic public debates in U.S. political history. ... Davis's filibuster attempt was a herculean effort of standing completely upright and talking nonstop for 11 hours without eating, drinking, going to the bathroom, or leaning on anything for support. It was a final desperate attempt to prevent Texas bill SB5, which would effectively gut abortion services in the state, from passing."

How the Internet and abortion rights won in Texas - The Daily Dot