Oklahoma Lawmakers Vote to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks
All five U.S. House members from Oklahoma voted Tuesday for legislation that would prohibit most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The legislation passed 228 to 196, mostly along party lines. All five of Oklahoma’s House members are Republicans.
Democrats said the bill was unconstitutional and a waste of the House’s time since the Senate, which is controlled by Democrats, would not consider it. The Obama administration issued a veto threat of the bill… [Read more]