Ultrasound Mandate Struck Down in Oklahoma

By: Thursday March 29, 2012 8:55 am

The backlash to the war on women continues. This week, an Idaho bill that would have mandated ultrasounds for abortion seekers died in the legislature, a victory for women’s rights in one of the most conservative states in the nation. But the backlash is also getting an assist from a district court in Oklahoma: An [...]

The War on Lady Parts Continues in Congress, States

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 11:39 am

That all-male hearing on birth control access over at the House Oversight Committee provoked Democratic women on the committee to walk out of the hearing room. And Nancy Pelosi responded to the hearing this way: “Five men are testifying on women’s health,” Pelosi said, adding, “Where are the women? Imagine having a panel on women’s [...]

49-State Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Will Be Finalized Thursday

By: Wednesday February 8, 2012 8:15 pm

Forty-nine states, every one but Oklahoma, as well as federal regulators will participate in a foreclosure fraud settlement that will release the five biggest banks (Wells Fargo, Citi, Ally/GMAC, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America) and their mortgage servicing units from liability for robo-signing and other forms of servicer abuse, in exchange for $25 billion [...]

Arizona, Also Anti-Woman!

By: Wednesday April 28, 2010 9:10 am

Arizona’s anti-immigration law is getting most of the publicity this week, but yesterday they also passed a law to benefit the forced-birth lobby: On Saturday, “at the Center for Arizona Policy Family dinner before 1600 guests,” Brewer signed SB 1305, the first-in-the nation bill that would prohibit insurers in the state-run health care exchange “from [...]

Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Anti-Choice Bills

By: Sunday April 25, 2010 11:44 am

Gov. Brad Henry of Oklahoma is a conservative Democrat, but he should be credited for standing up to the forced birth lobby: Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry vetoed two abortion bills Friday that he said are an unconstitutional attempt by the Legislature to insert government into the private lives and decisions of citizens. One measure would [...]

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