Oklahoma Bill to Make Performing Abortion a Felony

Oklahoma’s Senate passed a law Thursday that would criminalize abortion, an extraordinary measure that places the state at odds with the nation’s highest courcould rocket the contentious issue back to the national stage despite constitutional hurdles

CHR Comment: State Sen. Ervin Yen refers to his Catholic faith when describing his prolife view but also notes that he does not believe this bill will withstand a constitutional challenge.

Source: Okla. lawmakers OK bill to make performing abortion a felony