A law limiting the use of RU-486 and other abortion-inducing drugs discriminates against women and “freezes medicine in time” by depriving them of safe and effective treatment options, opponents say in a new brief filed with the Oklahoma Supreme Court.Read More »
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MORE UPDATES (comments from law’s author): Judge holds law restricting use of abortion-inducing drugs unconstitutional; state plans appeal
HB 1970, a 2011 law restricting use of RU-486 and other abortion-inducing drugs, is an unconstitutional violation of the “fundamental rights of women to privacy and bodily integrity,” a judge has held.
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We may have our first interim study subject lined up for this year—workers’ compensation reform. Sound familiar? House Speaker Kris Steele thinks it’s ripe for another go ‘round. Well, maybe not another massive redrafting of Title 85 (that’s where workers’ ...
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House bills authorizing civil actions if certain abortion requirements are not met and placing restrictions on the use of RU-486 passed the Senate Tuesday—the latter measure now on its way to the desk of Gov. Mary Fallin.
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Although House members swiftly tabled a measure outlining a code of conduct and ethics rules for their chamber earlier this week, House Speaker Kris Steele, R-Shawnee, says such a procedure is needed.
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A lawsuit was filed late Wednesday challenging a new Oklahoma law that would expand limitations on physicians’ authority to prescribe abortion-inducing drugs, including Ru-486 and other medications. According to the lawsuit filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights, based in ...Read More »