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Oklahoma’s Vigilante Abortion Ban Takes Effect, Further Devastating Access in the Region

Oklahoma Supreme Court refuses to block the Texas-style law.

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Oklahoma Total Abortion Bans Challenged in Court

07.01.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, abortion providers and advocates in Oklahoma filed a lawsuit in state court challenging two total abortion bans with criminal penalties for providers, one of which has been on the books [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks Three Extreme Abortion Laws in Center Lawsuit

All five Oklahoma laws challenged in the lawsuit are now blocked while the case continues.

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Vigilante Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Oklahoma

05.03.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declined to immediately block a citizen-enforced ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 1503). The Oklahoma state legislature passed the ban on April [...]

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Lawsuit Seeks to Block Oklahoma’s New Abortion Bans and Restrictions

Five Oklahoma measures include two abortion bans and severe restrictions on abortion providers and medication abortion. The laws are scheduled to take effect November 1.

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Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice et al v. State of Oklahoma

The case challenges Oklahoma’s two extreme “vigilante-style” abortion bans.

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Oklahoma Governor Puts into Effect the Most Restrictive Abortion Law in the Country 

On Wednesday, May 25, Gov. Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma signed a bill that bans nearly all abortions. The total ban will take effect immediately. The law, which was passed by the state legislature on May [...]

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Center and Partners Sue Oklahoma Over Abortion Bans That Would Further Devastate Access in the Region

Since Texas’s abortion ban and vigilante scheme banned most abortions in the state, people have rushed to neighboring states—including Oklahoma—to seek abortion care. Now Oklahoma has passed its own extreme abortion bans, which would further [...]

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Making Nearly All Abortions Illegal

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill that makes providing abortion care a felony. Medical providers that perform abortions could face up to 10 years in prison and fines up to $100,000. The bill is [...]

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Oklahoma Bans Nearly All Abortions in “Unconstitutional” Move

Vox and The Black Wall Street Times reported on the Oklahoma state legislature’s passage of a near-total ban on abortion. Anyone who performs an abortion would receive 10 years in prison and fines up to [...]

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Oklahoma Becomes First State to Entirely Ban Abortion

05.25.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law H.B. 4327, a citizen-enforced total ban on abortion that took effect today immediately upon signature. Oklahoma is now the only state in the [...]

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Legal Challenges Filed to Block Two Extreme Oklahoma Abortion Bans

04.28.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a coalition of Oklahoma abortion providers and a reproductive justice organization filed two separate challenges in state court to block two different abortion bans passed during the 2022 state legislative [...]

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Abortion Providers Sue Oklahoma Over Abortion Bans

Multiple sources reported on the Center’s challenge to Oklahoma’s recently passed abortion bans. One measure would make abortion a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or an extreme fine, and the other [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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