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Roy Moore Files Supreme Court Brief Defending Oklahoma Personhood Measure

September 10, 2012


News Talk Radio 1450 AM WWNT, September 10, 2012 Former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court Roy Moore (R) from Gallant, the Montgomery based Foundation for Moral Law, and the Adoption Law firm filed a amicus curiae “friend of the court” brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Moore announced in a written statement […]

Oklahoma supreme court denies personhood bill

September 6, 2012

0, September 6, 2012 by Nicole Ramage September 5, Oklahoma supreme court ruled that the personhood bill was denied. If this bill would have been enacted, it would mean that the definition of person would be “any human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being to natural death.” The supreme […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects Personhood

September 4, 2012


Opposing Views, September 4, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) is urging the United States Supreme Court to review a decision of the Oklahoma Supreme Court striking a ballot initiative that would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to define “person” as “any human being from the beginning of the biological development of that […]

‘Personhood’ group takes petition case to the Supreme Court

July 30, 2012


The Hill, June 30, 2012  by Elise Viebeck A group that seeks to establish legal rights for embryos is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a state ballot initiative on the issue to proceed. The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in April, stopped the circulation of a ballot petition that would define a fertilized human egg […]

Personhood group plans to appeal Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling

July 28, 2012


News OK, July28, 2012 by Michael McNutt A national group plans to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal an Oklahoma ruling that its proposed ballot issue to define a fertilized human egg as a person is unconstitutional. Personhood USA will announce its appeal Monday, representatives of the group said Friday. The Oklahoma Supreme […]

Raped In Oklahoma? Better Know Your Hospitals

May 30, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 30, 2012 by Robin Marty Imagine being the victim of a sexual assault, or a parent who learns their daughter was  sexually assaulted. You arrive at a hospital, looking for assistance — someone to do a physical exam, tests, collect evidence, offer emergency contraception so the rape isn’t compounded by pregnancy. […]