Two more Oklahoma abortion laws face challenges from reproductive rights groups, providers

Abortion providers and advocates filed a lawsuit Friday asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to strike down two laws that make it a felony to perform an abortion — one that’s been on the books since 1910, and one set to go into effect next month.

In the lawsuit, the groups argue that the laws go against protections for personal liberty enshrined in the Oklahoma Constitution.

When Roe v. Wade was struck down last week, Oklahoma quickly set into motion its “trigger” ban, reviving the century-old law that says anyone who performs an abortion could face two to five years of prison time.

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