abortion http://kgou.org en Prediction: Two Of Three Abortion Clinics To Close http://kgou.org/post/prediction-two-three-abortion-clinics-close <p>Planned Parenthood of the Heartland says two of Oklahoma's three abortion providers could be shut down under a bill signed into law last week&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 11.95pt; font-size: 11.5pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">by Gov. Mary Fallin. The measure takes effect November 1.</span></p><p style="line-height: 11.95pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">The new law requires clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when an abortion if performed. &nbsp;Planned parenthood says Reproduction Services </span><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">in Tulsa is the only </span><span style="font-size:11.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:red">abortion</span><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#333333">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">provider in the state that meets the requirement.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style="line-height: 11.95pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Planned Parenthood staff attorney Tamya Cox tells the Tulsa World that abortion </span><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">providers in<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:11.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:red">Oklahoma</span><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#333333">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">City and Norman don't currently have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles, as required under the new law.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:20:31 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 30449 at http://kgou.org Prediction: Two Of Three Abortion Clinics To Close Oklahoma Legislature OKs New Abortion Restrictions http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-legislature-oks-new-abortion-restrictions <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15.9375px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A bill that would impose strict new state regulations on abortion providers in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;is heading to the governor's desk.</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 00:37:52 +0000 Associated Press 29947 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Legislature OKs New Abortion Restrictions Fallin Signs Abortion Hospice Care Bill, Dozens Others Into Law http://kgou.org/post/fallin-signs-abortion-hospice-care-bill-dozens-others-law <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://ok.gov/governor">Gov. Mary Fallin</a> has signed an anti-abortion measure that requires caregivers to notify women that perinatal hospice services are available as an alternative to abortion.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:54:23 +0000 Associated Press 28222 at http://kgou.org Fallin Signs Abortion Hospice Care Bill, Dozens Others Into Law Abortion Drug Bill Passes The Senate Easily http://kgou.org/post/abortion-drug-bill-passes-senate-easily <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A bill that would restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;has easily passed the state Senate.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:45 +0000 Associated Press 27308 at http://kgou.org Abortion Drug Bill Passes The Senate Easily Further Restrictions On Abortion-Inducing Drugs http://kgou.org/post/further-restrictions-abortion-inducing-drugs <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A bill to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;has easily cleared a Republican-controlled Senate committee.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:51:08 +0000 Associated Press 26313 at http://kgou.org Further Restrictions On Abortion-Inducing Drugs Oklahoma House Passes Abortion Legislation Requiring Providors To Have Clinical Privileges http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-house-passes-abortion-legislation-requiring-providors-have-clinical-privileges <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House has approved legislation requiring abortion providers to have clinical privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:59:49 +0000 Associated Press 24188 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma House Passes Abortion Legislation Requiring Providors To Have Clinical Privileges Senate Panel Approves Tough New Oklahoma Abortion Restrictions http://kgou.org/post/senate-panel-approves-tough-new-oklahoma-abortion-restrictions <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A bill to impose strict new state regulations and requirements for abortion providers in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;has cleared a Senate panel.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:27:13 +0000 Associated Press 24072 at http://kgou.org Senate Panel Approves Tough New Oklahoma Abortion Restrictions Two Bills Place More Restrictions On Abortion http://kgou.org/post/two-bills-place-more-restrictions-abortion <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Two bills to further restrict abortion in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;have easily cleared a state House committee.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Members of the House Public Health Committee approved both bills during its regular meeting Tuesday.</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:08:14 +0000 Associated Press 23074 at http://kgou.org Two Bills Place More Restrictions On Abortion Abortion Restriction Bills Set For Oklahoma House Panel Hearing http://kgou.org/post/abortion-restriction-bills-set-oklahoma-house-panel-hearing <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Two bills to further restrict abortion in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;are scheduled for a hearing in a state House committee.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The House Public Health Committee is expected to consider both bills during its regular meeting on Tuesday.</span></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:03:46 +0000 Associated Press 23018 at http://kgou.org Abortion Restriction Bills Set For Oklahoma House Panel Hearing Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Activists Lobby Lawmakers On Rose Day http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-anti-abortion-activists-lobby-lawmakers-rose-day <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Hundreds of anti-abortion activists are expected in<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City for the annual Rose Day at the state Capitol.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:18:00 +0000 Associated Press 22605 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Activists Lobby Lawmakers On Rose Day