This episode of Quick Point looks at abortion rights in general and what’s happening in Oklahoma City to assure that women can continue to access a safe and legal abortion. A documentary airing this month on PBS looks at the efforts by state legislatures to restrict abortion access. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court will rule in Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt… Continue reading "Quick Point Podcast: TRAPPED"
A few things to celebrate about the 2016 Oklahoma legislative session -- besides the fact that it's over.
On Thursday Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced, rather gloatingly, that he had won a court challenge of a 2014 ruling striking Senate Bill 1848. The law restricts abortion providers in the state by requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Such privileges are near impossible to get in Oklahoma and many other states. With the 2014… Continue reading "Appeal court upholds anti-abortion bill SB 1848 (UPDATED)"