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PostPosted: 09 Oct 2009, 09:25 
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oh my god.

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New Oklahoma law will publicy post details of women’s abortions online.

On Nov. 1, a law in Oklahoma will go into effect that will collect personal details about every single abortion performed in the state and post them on a public website. Implementing the measure will “cost $281,285 the first year and $256,285 each subsequent year.” Here are the first eight questions that women will have to reveal:

1. Date of abortion
2. County in which abortion performed
3. Age of mother
4. Marital status of mother
(married, divorced, separated, widowed, or never married)
5. Race of mother
6. Years of education of mother
(specify highest year completed)
7. State or foreign country of residence of mother
8. Total number of previous pregnancies of the mother
Live Births
Induced Abortions

Although the questionnaire does not ask for name, address, or “any information specifically identifying the patient,” as Feminists for Choice points out, these eight questions could easily be used to identify a woman in a small community. “They’re really just trying to frighten women out of having abortions,” Keri Parks, director of external affairs at Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma, said. The Center for Reproductive Rights is challenging the law, arguing that “it violates the Oklahoma Constitution because it ‘covers more than one subject’ — a challenge that previously worked to strike down an abortion ultrasound law.”

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luckily I'm not the only one:
Abortion bill is challenged
A lawsuit alleges that the measure violates the Oklahoma Constitution.

By BARBARA HOBEROCK World Capitol Bureau
Published: 9/30/2009 2:33 AM
Last Modified: 9/30/2009 4:23 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY — A lawsuit challenging a controversial abortion bill was filed Tuesday in Oklahoma County District Court.

The lawsuit alleges that House Bill 1595 by Sen. Todd Lamb, R-Edmond, and Rep. Dan Sullivan, R-Tulsa, covers more than one subject and thus violates the Oklahoma Constitution.

The measure requires physicians to provide detailed information to the Oklahoma State Department of Health about the abortions they perform.

Information to be reported includes the age, marital status and education level of the woman; the number of previous pregnancies; a reason for the abortion; the method of the abortion and method of payment; the cost of the abortion; the type of medical health insurance; whether an ultrasound was given; and the nature of the mother's relationship with the father.

The lawsuit alleges that the bill covers four subjects, including redefining a number of abortion-related terms used in state law; banning sex-selective abortion; creating reporting requirements; and creating new duties for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision, and state Board of Osteopathic Examiners.

Charlie Price, a spokesman for Attorney General Drew Edmondson, said, "We will be reviewing the lawsuit over the coming days and will respond to the claims appropriately."

Former state Rep. Wanda Jo Stapleton, D-Oklahoma City, and Shawnee resident Lora Joyce Davis filed the lawsuit, which alleges that implementing the measure
will cost $281,285 the first year and $256,285 each subsequent year.

"As taxpayers of this state, we expect our representatives to follow the state Constitution, not pick and choose what measures suit them, then pass unconstitutional legislation that shortchanges their constituents by a quarter of a million dollars," Stapleton said.

Stapleton and Davis are represented by the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, which successfully challenged another recent Oklahoma abortion measure, Senate Bill 1878, on behalf of Reproductive Services of Tulsa.

Jennifer Mondino, a staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, said, "These bundled abortion restrictions have nothing to do with protecting the people of Oklahoma and everything to do with lawmakers who have political agendas trying to make it harder for women to get abortions and harder for doctors to provide them."

HB 1595 is set to take effect Nov. 1. The plaintiffs are seeking to put that on hold, the Center for Reproductive Rights said.

Lamb, who is running for lieutenant governor, said he is confident that the bill will be upheld, calling it "common-sense legislation" that passed with bipartisan support.

The measure was billed as a way to prevent abortions based on the gender of the fetus.

SB 1878 required women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound within an hour of the procedure and have the findings explained to them.

Last month, Oklahoma County District Judge Vicki Robertson found that that law violated the Oklahoma Constitution because it covered more than one subject.

The state has said it will appeal the ruling on SB 1878.

Barbara Hoberock (405) 528-2465
By BARBARA HOBEROCK World Capitol Bureau

my god, the comments...

It is a women if she go to bed with the guy or not. Abortion is cold blooded murder period.

More left liberal dogs with their do what you want lifestyle of sleeping with a man the night before and then killing the baby as a form of birth control. If I was murdering babies, I would not want to be reminded of it or hace to explain it either. Bottom of the barrel people for allowing the murder of babies behind closed doors. Pathetic. And it has nothing to do with religion, Eric the idiot. It has to do with murdering a baby. Are you that lacking of a soul? Of course you are.

I'm sure we don't want to inconvenience women or make them in any way responsible for their decisions, whether the one that caused the pregnancy or the one that ends it.
Abortion on demand makes women as irresponsible as children and should be an insult even before considering the moral argument. Add to the fact that mothers can abort to skip the responsibility of their previous actions, they can also arrange to have the baby adopted or simply abandon a newborn and walk away, no questions asked in addition to keeping the baby and demanding either the government or the father pay her for her actions and decision. She also makes the father's decisions who has none of his own after conception.
The whole point is that many women demand "rights", which when all is said and done, it means rights without responsibility for women only. While there are others, abortion for convenience is one of the best examples.

there are not enough puke smilies for this.

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