72-hour reflection period bill now on its way to Oklahoma Governor

By Dave Andrusko The bill is now on its way to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin–a bill that had passed the House and Senate by overwhelming margins and then passed again Thursday in the House to accept several technical amendments passed by the Senate. What will HB 1409 provide? The bill “ increases the 24 hour …

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Oklahoma Dismemberment Bill Signed Into Law

By Tony Lauinger, State Chairman, Oklahomans For Life A picture is worth a thousand words, and the one accompanying this article has a special history. The photo was taken following the National Right to Life Convention Banquet in June of 2012 in Washington, DC. In it appear, from left to right, National Right to Life …

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Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act Passes Senate, Goes to Governor; Democrats Vote NO

By Tony Lauinger, State Chairman, Oklahomans for Life The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, HB 1721, was approved by the Oklahoma state Senate Wednesday afternoon by a vote of 37-4. All four of the NO votes were cast by Democrats. In fact, not a single Democrat voted in favor of the critically important …

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Oklahoma on verge of becoming second state to pass Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko And then there were (almost) two. As I was putting the finishing touches on Wednesday’s edition of National Right to Life News Today I was notified that the Oklahoma Senate had overwhelmingly passed the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, 37-4. The House had already passed the measure, on an equally …

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Oklahoma Senate Passes Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

WASHINGTON — The Oklahoma state Senate today passed the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (HB 1721) by a vote of 37-4. In February, the bill was passed overwhelmingly in the state House of Representatives. It now goes to Gov. Mary Fallin, who is expected to sign the measure. If enacted, Oklahoma will become …

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72-hour reflection period passes Oklahoma Senate Committee

HB 1409 has already passed state House By Dave Andrusko An Oklahoma state Senate Committee has overwhelmingly passed HB 1409, a measure that already passed the state House in February. Yesterday’s vote in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee was 8-1. The bill improves Oklahoma’s current abortion-informed-consent law in multiple ways. It provides a …

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Oklahoma Senate Committee passes Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko As soon as next Monday, the Oklahoma Senate could be voting on the model Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, which was provided by National Right to Life and is one of its highest legislative priorities. Yesterday the Senate Health and Human Committee passed the measure overwhelmingly by a vote of …

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Oklahoma House passes Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act by a vote of 84-2

By Dave Andrusko One of National Right to Life’s highest priorities is half-way home in Oklahoma. The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, HB 1721, passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives Wednesday 84-2. Several House members who commonly vote against pro-life bills abstained rather than publicly oppose the bill prohibiting such a grisly, barbaric …

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Dismemberment-Abortion Ban on Oklahoma House Floor

Please Contact Legislators to Urge Support Editor’s note. This alert was sent out by Oklahomans for Life. The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act is one of NRLC’s highest legislative priorities. Please contact your state representative and state senator and urge support for the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. This important pro-life …

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District Judge gives OK to Oklahoma law regulating chemical abortifacients

  By Dave Andrusko Earlier this month, NRL News Today reported on two challenges by pro-abortion groups brought against laws passed by the Oklahoma legislature and signed into law by pro-life Gov. Mary Fallin. Today District Judge Robert Stuart rejected the lawsuit filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights against one of them–HB 2684–which was …

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Oklahoma Gov. Fallin signs bill requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital

  By Dave Andrusko Last week pro-life Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed SB 1848 into law, a bill that protects women by requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. As always, pro-abortionists insisted that because abortion clinics are so safe no such requirement is needed. The …

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Gov. Fallin Signs Oklahoma Perinatal Hospice Bill into law

  By Dave Andrusko The good news is in and now it’s official. On Monday pro-life Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed HB 2685—the Perinatal Hospice Bill—into law. HB 2685 addresses a rare but tragic circumstance: when a pregnant woman is told that her unborn child has a fetal anomaly incompatible with life. All too often …

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