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Oklahoma Abortion

Oklahoma Legislature Approves Ban On Second-Trimester Abortion Method

AP | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma would ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus under a measure t...

Oklahoma Supreme Court Puts New Abortion Law On Hold

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday halted the implementation of new abortion res...

Oklahoma Judge Allows Law Banning Abortion Pills To Take Effect

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct 22 (Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge said on Wednesday he will allow a law that bans abortion-inducing...

State Enacts New Restrictions On Abortion, Another State To Follow

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, May 28 (Reuters) - Oklahoma, soon to be followed by Louisiana, has joined other socially conservative stat...

Katy Hall

Women In These 16 States Face An Additional Obstacle To Getting An Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

A new U.S. Supreme Court decision has blocked a challenge to the Oklahoma Supreme Court's ruling that a state law effectively banning medical abortion...

High Court Deals Blow To State Trying To Limit Abortion

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will leave in place an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting ...

GOP Lawmaker Has Clarence Thomas Brain Fart, Can't Remember 'The Black Judge'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

One Republican state representative had some trouble naming the U.S. Supreme Court's lone African-American justice, stumbling in epic fashion. In ...

Oklahoma Court: Unconstitutional Law Effectively Bans All Drug-Induced Abortions

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court said Tuesday that a 2011 law it struck down as unconstitutional effectively bans al...

Laura Bassett

Oklahoma Senate Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood Two Days After Tornado

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

In the wake of one of the most destructive tornadoes in history, Oklahoma state senators passed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively defund Plan...

Laura Bassett

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down Fetal Personhood Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

The Oklahoma Supreme Court unanimously vetoed a ballot measure that would have given embryos full personhood rights on Monday, ruling it "clearly unco...

Laura Bassett

Fetal Personhood Bill Ignites Feminist Movement In Oklahoma

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Oklahoma Sen. Judy McIntyre (D), one of four women in the 48-member state Senate, looked out over a sea of homemade signs at a fetal personhood protes...

Laura Bassett

Oklahoma State Senator Introduces Eyebrow-Raising Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Oklahoma has introduced a bill banning aborted human fetuses in food, despite the fact that there are no known foods or ...

Controversial Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Law Blocked

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked from taking effect a new law designed to reduce the number of abortions perfo...

Chipping Away at a Woman's Right to Choose

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Oklahoma's most recent abortion bill, HB 2656 immunizes doctors from litigation should they decline to inform their patients that the fetus they are carrying has a known birth defect.

New Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Law Temporarily Blocked

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma's attorney general agreed Monday to temporarily block enforcement of a controversial new state law that requires pregna...

Oklahoma Legislature Poised To Enact Abortion Restrictions By Overriding Governor's Vetoes

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma House voted overwhelmingly Monday to override vetoes of two restrictive abortion measures Gov. Brad Henry has calle...

Oklahoma Abortion Bills: Restrictive Laws Pass State Senate

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Senate approved several bills Monday that opponents say would make it more difficult or uncomfortable for women to ...

Oklahoma Abortion Laws Forcing Women To Reveal Their Race And Relationships Spark Court Battles

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Abortion rights supporters have challenged two new Oklahoma laws that would give the state some of the strictest abortion laws i...

Oklahoma Abortion Law To Publicly Post Women's Information Blocked By Court

Women's eNews | Susan Elan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Enforcement of an Oklahoma law that will publicize an unprecedented amount of personal information about women who undergo abortions has been delayed ...

Oklahoma Abortion Law: Details To Be Publicly Posted Online

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Oklahoma law requires physicians to disclose detailed information on women's abortions to the State's Department Of Health, which will then post...