Gov. Stitt signs three bills aimed at restricting abortions in Oklahoma

Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed three bills into law aimed at restricting abortions in Oklahoma.

Stitt announced in a tweet Monday that he has signed House Bills 1904, 1102 and 2441 into law.

“I’m keeping my promise to sign all pro-life legislation. We now have three more laws protecting the lives of the unborn,” Stitt said in the post.

Under HB 2441, no abortion could be performed on an unborn baby who has a detectable heartbeat, officials said. Anyone guilty of violating this provision would be guilty of homicide, officials said. The bill does provide an exception to save the life of the mother or avert risk of substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function, but that exemption does not include psychological or emotional conditions.

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