Oklahoma state Rep. Doug Cox, R-Grove, is pictured in a Public Health Committee meeting in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Lawmakers launched a legislative study Thursday to explore ways of improving funding for ambulance services. Cox, an emergency room physician, says some Oklahomans have excellent service but others live 45 minutes away from the nearest ambulance. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Oklahoma state Rep. Doug Cox tells Salon why his Republican colleagues' policies are "discriminatory against women"