Posts Tagged:Anti Abortion

Rep. Sean Roberts Announces Plans To File Legislation Allowing Individuals To Sue Doctors Who Perform Abortions

Oklahoma Representative Sean Roberts announced plans to file legislation that would allow any individual to sue doctors who perform an abortion. The announcement came in a statement from Roberts’ office released on Friday afternoon. According to the statement, the legislation is similar to a portion of Texas State Bill 8, which bans abortion after the…Read More

Abortion rights groups file lawsuit to block 5 pro-life laws in Oklahoma

A group of abortion advocates are suing to prevent five pro-life laws from taking effect in Oklahoma. The Center for Reproductive Rights, several Planned Parenthood affiliates, the Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice and Tulsa Women’s Reproductive Clinic are among groups that signed onto a lawsuit alleging a slate of new state laws violate a woman’s constitutional right to…Read More

Manchin poised to deliver crucial support for controversial Becerra nomination

Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is expected to cast a crucial vote in favor of advancing the nomination of Xavier Becerra to head the Department of Health and Human Services, clearing his path to confirmation. Manchin had resisted publicly disclosing whether he will support Becerra, whose nomination deadlocked in the Senate Finance Committee last week…Read More

Despite being virtual, “Rose Day” hopes to make a difference

‘Rose Day,” a series of activities aimed at promoting and supporting anti-abortion legislation in Oklahoma, will be virtual this year. Brian Hobbs, Rose Day committee chairman, said the 2021 rally will be a video livestreamed program at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday but instead of taking place at the state Capitol, Oklahomans are being encouraged to…Read More