Oklahoma House of Representatives
March 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: State Rep. Josh Cockroft Contact: State Rep. Sean Roberts
Capitol: (405) 557-7349 Capitol: (405) 557-7322
Lawmakers Vote to Increase Women’s Safety
OKLAHOMA CITY – Physicians could face a felony if they prescribe a pill known as RU-486 or milfepristone [...]
Note from Anne: Many thanks to Ashley Skinnell and Brittany Mays for attending this important press conference for those of us who couldn’t! This piece comes to us from Ashley.
On Thursday March 1, 2012, a few of our organizers attended a press conference held at the Capitol hosted by Senator Mike Reynolds and select [...]
Note from Anne: The author of this post, Atlee Breland of Parents Against Personhood has been kind enough to allow us to repost it. It originally ran on PAP’s site on January 16th, 2012. Atlee has articles on Oklahoma slated to run in the next couple weeks, which you can find at PAP’s site, [...]
Note from Anne: This is a post from Shaun Adams, a local attorney. I asked her to give us a “What These Laws Will Mean” synopsis, and she took it in a slightly different, and I believe much more useful, direction.
So, just in case you’re not part of any of the OK anti-personhood [...]
We’re about an hour into the rally and I can say in all honesty that I am incredibly proud of the support that Oklahoma City is showing. People have come out to spend their lunch break, afternoon, free time; to support us in our message that women are free and that the government cannot control [...]
From NewsOK’s Capitol News Briefs (at the very bottom):
Personhood bill won’t advance
A bill that proposed a ballot measure that would criminalize abortion by granting personhood status to a human embryo won’t advance this year, the measure’s author said Monday. Rep. Mike Reynolds, R-Oklahoma City, said that Rep. Gary Banz, R-Midwest City, [...]
VOLUNTEERS: everyone interested in volunteering for the OAtPA rally event, please come to a meeting/sign making party tonight at Change Oklahoma headquarters! The address is 2517 N. Western. Meeting will last from 5:30-7:00 pm. If you can, please please please bring shoes to sign with messages and use as part of our display/lobbying effort. Thank [...]
This list is from www.OK.gov and is a handy list for the rally tomorrow – we want to keep this rally absolutely legal and above board, so PLEASE don’t bring any of these things to the Capitol.
The following is a partial list of items visitors and State employees are not allowed to carry [...]
Note from Anne: A male friend of our movement was kind enough to point out more blips on the Oklahoma Legislation radar that could have vast implications for reproductive rights, women’s rights, and stem cell research in our state. He has asked to post on the condition of anonymity, which this site’s moderators have granted [...]
Hello, and welcome to the official Oklahomans Against the Personhood Act website. We are a grassroots coalition of pro-choice activists and concerned Oklahomans with objections to the current wave of anti-woman legislation being pushed through our state’s House and Senate. In the coming days we will provide more information about our campaigns, including the flagship [...]
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