By Katie Franklin On Friday, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a budget bill into law which includes a $2 million appropriation for life-affirming pregnancy centers. The Choosing Childbirth Program, which was established by a 2017 law signed by then-governor Mary Fallin, will provide funds for services such as ultrasounds, medical exams, counseling, parenting classes, maternity …Continue reading "Oklahoma to Send $2 Million to Pregnancy Centers Helping Women"
By Tony Lauinger, State Chairman, Oklahomans for Life The last of the pro-life bills Oklahomans For Life has worked to have enacted during this session has now passed the Oklahoma legislature and gone to Governor Kevin Stitt for his signature. He has indicated his support for the bill. A two-million-dollar appropriation for the Choosing Childbirth …Continue reading "Highly Successful Oklahoma Legislative Session Concludes with Crucial Pro-Life Bills Becoming Law"
Oklahoma would be eighth state to revise informed consent laws By Dave Andrusko Laws that require abortionists to inform women undergoing chemical abortions that they may be able to reverse them continue to gain momentum. SB 614 is on its way to the desk of Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt, having overwhelmingly passed the House yesterday, …Continue reading "Abortion Pill Reversal bill on the way to Oklahoma Governor"
Oklahoma Legislature Acts to Protect Vulnerable Patients, Support Pro-Life Pregnancy Resource Centers By Tony Lauinger, State Chairman, Oklahomans for Life Governor Mary Fallin on Friday signed into law the “Choosing Childbirth Act,” HB 1703. This was one of three bills Oklahomans For Life urged the Oklahoma legislature to enact this session. Thanks to you who …Continue reading "Two Key Pro-Life Laws Enacted this Session"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In most jurisdictions where euthanasia and/or assisted suicide have been decriminalized, the statutes state that the physician must lie on the death certificate by listing the cause of death as the disease or injury that led the person to request death by lethal drugs. For instance, …Continue reading "Death Certificate Accuracy Act (HB 1495) passes in Oklahoma House"
By Dave Andrusko Anytime–emphasis on anytime–pro-lifers find additional ways to help an abortion-minded woman understand the development of the child she is carrying and that she has options beyond abortion, the first response is a mixture of anger and ridicule. Abortion is a woman’s “right,” she’s made up her mind, and any “interference” is not …Continue reading "Oklahoma finds creative ways to increase awareness about the growth and development of unborn babies"
By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Oklahoma – Kansas grieves with you on the sad occasion of the opening of the South Wind Women’s Center in Oklahoma City (SWWCOC), run by Kansas abortion entrepreneur, Julie Burkhart. We grieve that more innocent, unborn babies will be brutally destroyed while an exuberant press regurgitates Burkhart’s inane …Continue reading "Kansas abortion clinic owner opens Oklahoma City site"
By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Oklahoma — Kansas grieves with you on the sad occasion of last week’s opening of the South Wind Women’s Center in Oklahoma City (SWWC-OC), run by Kansas abortion entrepreneur, Julie Burkhart. We grieve that more innocent, unborn babies will be brutally destroyed while an exuberant press regurgitates Burkhart’s …Continue reading "Kansas abortion clinic owner opens Oklahoma City site"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-life Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin yesterday signed the “Humanity of the Unborn Child Act” into law. Authored by state Rep. Ann Coody and Sen. A.J. Griffin, The Humanity of the Unborn Child Act “establishes a public education program for high school students to foster increased awareness of the growth and development of …Continue reading "Oklahoma Gov. Fallin signs ‘Humanity of the Unborn Child Act’"
By Dave Andrusko On February 11, Oklahoma County District Judge Don Andrews upheld the state’s 2014 law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. Last Thursday The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court to overturn Senate Bill 1848 which the CRR says is “designed to shut …Continue reading "Oklahoma’s largest abortion “provider” appeals decision abortionists must have admitting privileges"
By Dave Andrusko Nobody but nobody believes in the power of education more than pro-lifers. That is why the vote in the Oklahoma House yesterday in favor of the “Humanity of the Unborn Child Act” (HB 2797) is so encouraging. What is HB 2797? “The Humanity of the Unborn Child Act establishes a public education …Continue reading "Oklahoma House passes “Humanity of the Unborn Child Act”"
By Dave Andrusko Last August we posted a story on the decision by Oklahoma District Judge Patricia Parrish to strike down Oklahoma’s HB2684 which requires the FDA protocol to be used when abortionists dispense RU-486. But this afternoon, we learned in a brief story from the Associated Press that the Oklahoma Supreme Court overturned Judge …Continue reading "Oklahoma Supreme Court uphold law regulating administration of RU-486"