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Oklahoma lawmakers to consider anti-abortion measures


February 21, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State lawmakers are discussing proposed legislation that would revoke the medical licenses of Oklahoma doctors who perform unauthorized abortions.

One proposal would direct the Oklahoma Medical Board and the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners to strip the licenses of physicians who perform abortions except in emergency situations. The other measure would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after the mother has been told the sex of the fetus.

The Oklahoman reports a House committee passed both proposals Tuesday.

Rep. Jim Olsen says his proposal to rev...

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