Oklahoma GOP lawmaker to introduce Texas-style abortion bill
January 9, 2022
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from Oklahoma has announced plans to introduce a bill mirroring a Texas law that has become the nation's biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years.
State Rep. Sean Roberts said his bill would allow any individual in Oklahoma to sue doctors who perform an abortion that is not to save the mother's life. Plaintiffs would be able to seek up to $10,000 in damages in civil court against abortion providers or anyone who "aids and abets" such an abortion.
"When it comes to fighting for the lives of the unborn, we must be willing to do whatever it takes...