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Oklahoma governor signs bill to ban abortion if SCOTUS rules


April 28, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill to immediately outlaw abortion in Oklahoma if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the 1973 case that legalized abortion.

Stitt signed the so-called "trigger" bill late Tuesday. The law would become effective once the attorney general determines the U.S. Supreme Court overrules Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that legalized abortion.

At least 10 other states have similar laws, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights.

The bills were among 16 House bills, 57 Senate bills and one Senate Jo...

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