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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 […]

Personhood USA to Appeal Oklahoma Supreme Court Decision to US Supreme Court

May 1, 2012


Market Watch, May 1, 2012 Press Release WASHINGTON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Oklahoma State Supreme Court has moved to deny Oklahoma citizens their right to a ballot access initiative for Personhood. On April 30, repeatedly citing Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the Oklahoma State Supreme Court denied Personhood Oklahoma’s right to petition, […]

Oklahoma court rejects ballot initiative on “personhood”

April 30, 2012


Reuters, April 30, 2012 By Steve Olafson The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday struck down a ballot initiative that sought voter approval of a so-called “personhood” amendment to the state constitution to define an embryo as a human being from the moment of conception. The ballot question would have asked Oklahoma voters to expand the […]