Posts Tagged:Senate

Senate rejects massive abortion bill

A Democratic-led bill to guarantee abortion access nationwide failed to advance in the Senate Wednesday in a show vote designed to draw sharp political lines ahead of the midterm elections. Vice President Kamala Harris presided over the vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act. It needed 60 votes to advance, but died in a 51…Read More

Lankford Declares Every Child is Valuable Ahead of Radical Abortion Bill

Following the unprecedented leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization last week, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) strongly opposed the so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act,” which he has said would be more accurately described as a bill to promote unlimited abortions on demand until birth, when the bill came…Read More

Senate approves measure strengthening penalties for marijuana diversion

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate has given final approval to Senate Bill 1367, which increases the penalties for those who purchase medical marijuana and then sell the product to non-cardholders. The measure now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature. Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, authored the legislation he said will fix a loophole that…Read More

Senate approves occupational licensing reform

The Senate has given approval to Senate Bill 1691, which builds upon previously passed occupational licensing reforms and would be transformational for job-seeking Oklahomans with criminal records to seize their second chance. The measure, authored by Sen. Zack Taylor, R-Seminole, adds to current state law on occupational licensure so a criminal record could only be…Read More

Schumer Forces Senate Vote to Enshrine Nationwide ‘Right’ to Abortion

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, announced that he will force a Senate vote on the so-called Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a controversial bill that would enshrine the “right” to abortion into federal law, undoing all existing limitations to abortion throughout the states and essentially making pro-life legislation illegal. The bill is not expected…Read More