Health & Environment, Politics, States

Oklahoma Passes Protection for Life at Conception into Law

The Oklahoma House passed Tuesday a “Life at Conception” bill that would make all abortions illegal except for those performed to save the life of the mother if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

Senate Bill 612, which overwhelmingly passed the state Senate last year, would render anyone who “performs” an abortion “guilty of a felony and subject to a maximum fine of $100,000, a maximum term of imprisonment of 10 years, or both,” according to the legislation’s written summary.

The bill now heads to Gov. Kevin Stitt, who previously said he would sign into law any pro-life legislation. Read more…

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