6 takeaways from elections in Illinois, Colorado, Oklahoma and other states

6 takeaways from elections in Illinois, Colorado, Oklahoma and other states

This post was originally published on this siteSome far-right Republicans win, while some election-deniers lose.

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Oklahoma lawmakers pass 6-week abortion ban modeled after Texas law that allows civil enforcement

Oklahoma lawmakers pass 6-week abortion ban modeled after Texas law that allows civil enforcement

This post was originally published on this siteOklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill modeled after the controversial Texas abortion law, which allows private citizens to take civil action against abortion providers to enforce the law.

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Why the Republican offensive on abortion is escalating

Why the Republican offensive on abortion is escalating

This post was originally published on this siteWhen three red states finalized severe restrictions on abortion over consecutive days last week, they highlighted the GOP’s rising militancy on the issue — and the political and legal calculations underpinning it.

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Republicans enacting a wave of new abortion restrictions

Republicans enacting a wave of new abortion restrictions

This post was originally published on this siteMeasures in Kentucky, Florida and Oklahoma are among new limits being passed ahead of a much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling this summer.

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Oklahoma governor to sign near-total ban on abortion into law Tuesday

Oklahoma governor to sign near-total ban on abortion into law Tuesday

This post was originally published on this siteOklahoma Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday will sign a bill into law that makes performing an abortion illegal in the state, with an exception only in the case of a medical emergency.

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Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total ban on abortion

Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total ban on abortion

This post was originally published on this siteThe new laws could see doctors face fines of up to $100,000 and up to 10 years in prison.

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Sen. James M. Inhofe, conservative critic of climate change, says he will retire

Sen. James M. Inhofe, conservative critic of climate change, says he will retire

This post was originally published on this siteSen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), 87, said Friday in an interview with the Oklahoman that he will not finish his term and will retire at the end of the year.

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Democratic Candidate Blames Deranged Slumber-Party Tirade on Sleep Meds

Democratic Candidate Blames Deranged Slumber-Party Tirade on Sleep Meds

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto Courtesy of KFOR A Democrat running for Congress in Oklahoma is taking a wild stab at damage control after reports that she got drunk during a Valentine-themed slumber party for tweens, subjected the girls to a string of insults and curses, and...

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Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

This post was originally published on this siteState legislators who oppose abortion rights are preparing legislation to mirror a Texas law passed last year that would allow residents to sue doctors who perform abortions, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers striking down or undermining the half-…

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