An Oklahoma District Judge Just Upheld this Important Pro-life, Pro-Women Law...
News Staff : Feb 15, 2016
"Oklahoma lawmakers passed this bill to protect the health and safety of Oklahoma women requiring quick and efficient emergency care..." -Attorney General Scott Pruitt.
(Oklahoma City)—An Oklahoma judge has ruled an admitting privileges law is constitutional—a decision abortion advocates say they will appeal to the state's Supreme Court. (Photo via Facebook)
According to KSL.com, County District Judge Don Andrews said that the state "has a legitimate, constitutionally recognized interest in protecting women's health," and that women getting abortions should have access to "prompt and efficient health care, when necessary."
Andrews said the bill, which was overwhelmingly passed by state legislators and signed into law in May 2014, does not target abortionists or women going to them for abortions.
In a statement, Attorney General Scott Pruitt praised Andrews' decision. "Oklahoma lawmakers passed this bill to protect the health and safety of Oklahoma women requiring quick and efficient emergency care," said Pruitt. "The law requires abortion facilities to follow health and safety protocols similar to those for..."
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