On behalf of the great state of Oklahoma I want to take this opportunity to apologize.
The reproductive law group is looking for another win in Oklahoma.
While campaigning in Oklahoma, Rick Santorum signed the Personhood petition that is being circulated in that state. Santorum’s signature is no surprise, as all of the GOP nominees have jumped on that bandwagon. But, Rick continues to try to have it both ways.
Oh no! Does this mean Obama’s hopes of winning Oklahoma are over?
The senate passes a bill to have providers offer to let women seeking a termination listen to the heartbeat first so the fetus can “communicate.”
I am so excited I am beside myself. I am giddy because I can see that change is a coming.
Popular distaste for “personhood” bills has been evidence in Colorado and Mississippi. So, Oklahoma legislators are seeking the same end result through a different strategy: legislation that lays the groundwork for potential prohibition of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments, oral contraception, and IUDs, and the granting of fatherhood rights at conception.
An Oklahoma legislator wants to ban “aborted fetuses in food.”
A judge issued a temporary injunction on the law, saying other states are still in mid-legal challenge over it.
After facing strong opposition to a targeted attack on Planned Parenthood’s WIC program, Oklahoma’s legislators have allowed a bill threatening the health of needy infants and children to die in committee.