It's less terrible day than usual to be a uterus (or, if you want to get technical, "woman," or "baby holder") in the West South Central United States today. Earlier, a federal judge ruled that Texas' law to exclude Planned Parenthood from its Women's Health Program was unconstitutional. And now, like a frustrated dad trying to argue with a precocious teenager, the Oklahoma State Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that attempts to include a "personhood" amendment on November's ballot are "clearly unconstitutional.
One day after a federal judge struck down part of a Texas anti-abortion law, Oklahoma’s top court reaffirmed that its anti-abortion law is unconstitutional. The Oklahoma law, which limits how medication can be used to induce abortio... Read Post
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has just struck down a proposed personhood ballot question — which would have granted embryos the rights of people and outlawed all abortions — calling the measure, “clearly unconstitutional.” Read Post
An attempt the change the Oklahoma constitution to define and embryo is a person is unconstitutional says the state’s highest court. The state’s highest court ruled unanimously that a proposed amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution ... Read Post