Associated Press: Us Governor Vetoes 2 Abortion Bills
By Tim Talley
“Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry vetoed two abortion bills that he said are an unconstitutional attempt by the Legislature to insert government into the private lives and decisions of citizens.
Stephanie Toti, an attorney for the New York-based abortion rights group, Center for Reproductive Rights, applauded the governor’s vetoes. The group has said the ultrasound bill would have been among the strictest anti-abortion measures in the nation.
‘The patient has no autonomy to make a decision. And the physician has no discretion,’ Toti said.”
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