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Strict Anti-Abortion Bills Become Law in Oklahoma

Senate overrides governor's vetoes

(Newser) - The Oklahoma Senate today overrode Gov. Brad Henry's vetoes and put into law two restrictive measures on abortion. One of the laws requires women to undergo an ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus before getting an abortion. An anti-abortion group called it one of the most... More »

Oklahoma Governor Vetoes 2 Strict Abortion Bills

Calls forced ultrasound test unconstitutional

(Newser) - Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry vetoed two abortion bills that he said are an unconstitutional attempt to insert government into the private lives and decisions of citizens. One measure would have required women to undergo an intrusive ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus before getting an abortion.... More »

Meet the GOP's Favorite Dems

Some of them may surprise you

(Newser) - Republicans and Democrats may seem farther apart than ever, but believe it or not, there are some people on the other side of the aisle the GOP respects. Newsweek names the five donkeys the elephants get along with best. More »

Oklahoma Gov. Henry Endorses Uniter Obama

Superdelegate bucks state primary results, rips 'politics as usual'

(Newser) - Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry endorsed Barack Obama yesterday, saying the Illinois senator was the only one who could “transcend partisan games.” Henry is the third Oklahoma superdelegate to back Obama, the Tulsa World reports, bucking the results of the state’s Feb. 5 primary—which Hillary Clinton won... More »

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