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Oklahoma House Committee Approves Texas-Style Bill That Bans Nearly All Abortions

Matt Lamb : Mar 4, 2022

The Oklahoma House Public Health Committee voted for a complete ban on abortions on Wednesday.

(Oklahoma City) — [] Republicans in Oklahoma passed a bill on Wednesday that would prohibit all abortions in the state, except for those done to save the life of the mother. It relies on private lawsuits to enforce the law, similar to Texas' legislation. (Image: Pixabay)

"A physician may not knowingly perform or induce an abortion on a pregnant woman, unless such abortion is performed to save the life of the mother," House Bill 4327 states.

The law, which now moves to the full Oklahoma House for a vote, "shall be enforced exclusively through private civil actions."

The law allows for civil suits against anyone that "aids or abets the performance or inducement of an abortion, including paying for or reimbursing the costs of an abortion through insurance or otherwise."

It sets a minimum amount of damages at $10k and lawsuits can be brought for up to four years after the abortion. It prohibits rapists who impregnate a woman from suing under this law. A baby's mother cannot be sued... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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