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Thursday, May 19, 2016
This is unconstitutional and Governor Fallin needs to veto the bill.
Fallin will sign the bill and why? Because of politics and no other reason. The Oklahoma legislature is playing political games with women's lives. May 19, 2016 By Mark Berman
Lawmakers in Oklahoma (click here) approved a bill Thursday that would make performing abortions a felony and revoke the medical licenses of any physician who assists in such a procedure.
This sweeping measure, which opponents described as unconstitutional and unprecedented, now heads to Gov. Mary Fallin (R). She will have five days — not including Sunday — to decide whether to sign the bill, veto it or allow it to become law without her signature, according to a spokesman.
“The governor will withhold comment on that bill, as she does on most bills, until she and her staff have had a chance to review it,” Michael McNutt, a spokesman for Fallin, said in an email....