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Biden reaffirms support for abortion on anniversary of Roe v. Wade

President Joe Biden pledged to defend a so-called right to abortion and reaffirmed his commitment to the widespread availability of the procedure in a Jan. 22 statement marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. “The constitutional right established in Roe v. Wade nearly 50 years ago today…Read More

Supreme Court deals another setback to abortion providers in latest decision on Texas heartbeat law

The Supreme Court rejected a request to remand Texas’ six-week abortion law back a federal district court Thursday, marking another setback for advocates who have been fighting to strike down the controversial measure. Justices Sotomayor, Kagan and Breyer dissented from the decision, which returns the issue to a state court for additional procedural determinations. The bill,…Read More

A Majority of Americans Support Legal Limits on Abortion, and Oppose Taxpayer Funding

A new Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll released today shows that 71% of Americans support legal limits on abortion. This survey, conducted by the Marist Poll and commissioned annually by the Knights of Columbus for more than a decade, found that a majority of Americans — 54% — oppose taxpayer funding of abortion, and 81% of…Read More

Senators Inhofe, Lankford comment on blocked voting bill

Oklahoma Senators Jim Inhofe and James Lankford both voted against a voting bill proposed by Democrats on Wednesday. This is the fifth time the Senate has tried passing this piece of voting legislation. Read Senator Inhofe’s statement below: “This election takeover legislation the Democrats are deceptively passing off as voting rights legislation is really just…Read More

Legal battle hopes to shed light on Oklahoma’s death penalty process

A citizen’s attempt to shed light on Oklahoma’s death penalty process takes a new turn in the courts, putting your rights on the line. How much should you get to know about Oklahoma’s executions? That’s the question at the heart of a legal battle right now. It is an attempt to shed light on our…Read More

NYT report fuels concerns that many abortions are based on false test results

Pro-life leaders say they are deeply disturbed by a recent New York Times investigation that found some prenatal blood tests have alarmingly high false positive results for genetic disorders that frequently result in the abortion of unborn children. Pregnant women have been misled to believe “that a few vials of their blood, drawn in the…Read More

Key excerpts from SCOTUS hearing on Mississippi abortion case

Justice Saumel Alito grilled a pro-choice lawyer during oral arguments in a major abortion case Wednesday over whether using viability as the threshold for when a state can ban abortion is a valid standard. “What would you say to the argument that has been made many times by people who are pro-choice and pro-life, that…Read More

Mike Pence calls on Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade

Former vice president Mike Pence is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. “I came here today to speak about right and wrong, to say life is a human right, and urge the Supreme Court of the United States to choose life,” he said…Read More

Oklahoma Attorney General joins investigation into Instagram’s alleged harmful effects on adolescents

Oklahoma’s Attorney General joined a nationwide investigation into Meta Platforms, formerly known as Facebook, and one of its platform’s impacts on young users. “It’s going to be a little bit of a challenge,” said Patrick Allmond, the owner of Focus Digital Media. “What we have to remember about these social media companies – they don’t…Read More