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Oklahoma passes Life at Conception bill to make abortion a felony if Roe v. Wade is overturned
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Oklahoma passes Life at Conception bill to make abortion a felony if Roe v. Wade is overturned

From LifeSiteNews OKLAHOMA CITY (LifeSiteNews) — The Oklahoma House passed Tuesday a “Life at Conception” bill that would make all abortions illegal except for those performed to save the life of the mother if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Oklahoma state capitol, Shutterstock Senate Bill 612, which overwhelmingly passed the state Senate last year, would render anyone who “performs” an abortion “guilty of a felony and subject to a maximum fine of $100,000, a maximum term of imprisonment of 10 years, or both,” according to the legislation’s written summary. The bill now heads to Gov. Kevin Stitt, who previously said he would sign into law any pro-life legislation. S.B. 612 specifically states that it “criminalizes any abortion performed in the state except to save the life of a ...