The Rachel Maddow Show: Oh No Oklahoma

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Oklahoma threatens women with shame, public exposure
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Rachel Maddow talks with Air America's Megan Carpentier about Oklahoma's proposed new law that will impose a host of restrictions on women's access to abortion and cost the state over a quarter of a million dollars a year to enforce. 

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The Center recently filed a lawsuit against the law, which addresses at least four different issues, including new abortion reporting requirements and a ban on sex-selective abortion. Our lawsuit claims that the statute violates Oklahoma’s Constitution, which requires each law to address only one subject.

Just this past August, in another legal challenge by the Center, an Oklahoma district court struck down a 2008 anti-abortion law on the same grounds.

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