Posts Tagged:Oklahoma Supreme Court

Catholic bishops: It is time for Oklahoma to fix judicial nominating process

As we face a future where decisions on issues such as abortion are increasingly left to state legislatures and state courts, it is imperative that Oklahoma have a judicial nominating procedure that models the federal process. A bill currently before the Oklahoma Legislature seeks to fix this problem. Senate Joint Resolution 43 authored by Senate Pro…Read More

Judge blocks two Oklahoma abortion laws; declines to act against three others

A judge Monday blocked Oklahoma laws that would have banned abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected and would have deemed abortions as “unprofessional conduct” by doctors. The judge, however, refused to block enforcement of a new law that requires abortion doctors in Oklahoma to be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. “This court … believes that irreparable…Read More