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Oklahoma House OKs bill to suspend abortion doctor licenses


February 7, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House approved a bill on Thursday to suspend the medical license of doctors who perform abortions, setting up a likely court challenge if the measure is signed into law.

The House voted 71-21 for the bill, almost entirely along partisan lines with Republicans in favor.

The bill was the first measure scheduled for a hearing in the House this session and prompted hours of discussion and debate.

"The content of this legislation is problematic. It's dangerous," said Cyndi Munson, an Oklahoma City Democrat. "How do you know better and what gives you the author...

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