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As anti-abortion states in the U.S. rush to enforce abortion bans, the Center and partners work to preserve access to care.
As states rush to enforce abortion bans, the Center and partners work to block them.
Oklahoma Supreme Court refuses to block the Texas-style law.
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 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, […]
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. […]
All five Oklahoma laws challenged in the lawsuit are now blocked while the case continues.
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 […]
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 […]
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.