Tuesday 29 Jul
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OKG Newsletter

Topic: abortion

In-person treatment

A proposed law requires a doctor’s presence when a patient receives an RU-486 pill terminating early pregnancy.


Nicole Hill
Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law a bill mandating that a doctor must be physically present when a woman takes a pill to induce an abortion, the latest measure in a legislative session that has brimmed with abortion-related bills.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Putting the ‘eff’ in ‘friendly skies’


Gazette staff
One Tulsa woman found getting home a lot more trouble than intended.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Fetus fetish


Gazette staff
When it comes to receptiveness to reproductive rights, Oklahoma might be somewhere between the Vatican and the Satan who rapes and impregnates Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby. A report issued last week by the Center for Reproductive Rights, or CRR, gives the Sooner State low marks for abortion rights, noting a handful of pro-life bills passed by legislators in recent years.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Back from Hell

'Hell' is hell.


Rod Lott
This being the Halloween season, odds are many a found-footage film will be watched over the next several weeks. How to choose between so many? Allow me to help ever so slightly: Steer clear of Back from Hell.
Monday, October 8, 2012

Poo-pooing Planned Parenthood


Gazette staff

After Oklahoma decided to terminate some Planned Parenthood funding, the organization responded by birthing a lawsuit against the state Department of Health. (Oh, Mistress of Tortured Metaphors, have you no shame?) Planned Parenthood does not perform abortions in Oklahoma, but it does in other states. In the Sooner State, however, the group — among other responsibilities — distributed Women, Infants & Children (WIC) services in three Tulsa clinics.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Countering contraceptives


Gazette staff
The owners of Hobby Lobby and Mardel are continuing their quest to keep the Affordable Care Act from forcing them to provide emergency contraception insurance coverage to their employees. That vow — presumably made with a fist waved righteously in the air — came after U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton on Nov. 19 denied a preliminary injunction sought by the Green family, which owns the Christian-oriented businesses.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Thou shalt not troll


Gazette staff
Deciding that the classiest way to approach differences in scriptural interpretation was to stand outside a house of worship holding pictures of aborted fetuses, the Abolitionist Society of Oklahoma recently brought its message to the Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The next move

Both sides in the abortion debate consider their options after recent rulings by the Oklahoma Supreme Court.


Jerry Bohnen
Commemorate, observe or celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme court decision, Roe v. Wade: It’s what millions of Americans have done over the past several weeks.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Whole lotta crazy going on


Kurt Hochenauer
There’s enough extreme ideological legislation floating around the state Capitol right now to make a decent reality television show.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Letters to the Editor

Dr. Dominic Pedulla
Recent research has clarified how emergency contraceptives, or ECs, work.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013