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Rumor has it

The rumors started after the company released a statement about its lawsuit about the parts of the Affordable Care Act that it doesn’t like, namely the parts having to do with contraception (you know, the part Hobby Lobby’s owners, the Green family, maybe, possibly don’t understand). Hobby Lobby Inc. claims the healthcare mandate goes against

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This contraception, if taken within 72 hours after unprotected sex, will most likely prevent pregnancy but will not terminate an existing pregnancy. However, getting an appointment with a doctor for a prescription could cause unacceptable delays. Equally bad, a female age 17 and older must prove her age with identification that she may or may

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Planned Parenthood does believe that women who choose to terminate a pregnancy have that right, and 1 percent of Planned Parenthood’s budget funds those services. Because planned pregnancies are rarely terminated, Planned Parenthood should be considered an abortion preventer, as they help untold thousands of women avoid unwanted pregnancies. Everyone concerned about abortion should answer

Just how sacred is it?

Oklahoma Baptist University, Mid-America Christian University, Southern Nazarene University and Oklahoma Wesleyan University are suing the federal government. The argument is, of course, that the legislation forces these universities to shirk a belief — claimed to be biblical — that a human life begins at conception and is, therefore, immoral. The problem is, some biblical

Still fighting

David Green The crafts retailer has until Oct. 21 to file a response to a 251-page appeal filed by U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli and other government attorneys who want the high court to hear more about why the chain should or should not include contraceptives in its required healthcare coverage to employees. Hobby

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There is an update. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) joined the Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice to challenge the law. On Aug. 19, the case went before Oklahoma District Judge Lisa Davis. She ruled that the law cannot go into effect while the lawsuit is pending. She added that CRR’s challenge has

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There is an update. The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) joined the Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice to challenge the law. On Aug. 19, the case went before Oklahoma District Judge Lisa Davis. She ruled that the law cannot go into effect while the lawsuit is pending. She added that CRR’s challenge has

Abortion doctors not trimmed from tort reform

 During the Legislature’s recent special session, almost two dozen measures dealing with tort reform were approved by the House and Senate and signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. However, one didn’t make it. Reynolds wanted legislative leaders to support a pro-life amendment exempting abortion providers from the lawsuit reform protections when something goes wrong

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