Tag: oklahoma abortion ban

Working to Block State Abortion Bans: Post-Roe Court Battles Continue

As anti-abortion states in the U.S. rush to enforce abortion bans, the Center and partners work to preserve access to care.

Lawsuit Updates: Working to Block State Abortion Bans

As states rush to enforce abortion bans, the Center and partners work to block them.

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

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

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 copycats Texas’s vigilante abortion ban. The Texas Signal quoted Center president and CEO Nancy Northup on the Center’s challenge:  “We […]

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 set to go into effect in August and follows on the heels of other restrictive abortion bans across the country, […]

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 $100,000. The Oklahoma Senate passed the measure last year, leaving the bill in the hands of Oklahoma’s self-proclaimed “pro-life” governor.  […]

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.

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks New Abortion Restrictions

10.25.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma state Supreme Court blocked three extreme abortion restrictions that were scheduled to take effect November 1 and threatened to devastate abortion access in the state. Today’s ruling means the laws will remain blocked while the case continues. The abortion restrictions blocked today include: A law that would have […]

Complaint: Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice et al. v. O’Connor, et al.

This compaint was filed September 2, 2021, in the district court of Oklahoma County in Oklahoma Call for Reproductive Justice et al. v. O’Connor, et al. The case, filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners, seeks to block five extreme Oklahoma state laws that ban and restrict abortion care. The measures are […]

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.