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Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Abortion Bill

Oklahoma's governor on Friday vetoed a bill that would have effectively outlawed abortion in the state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure. Republican Governor Mary Fallin said the bill would not withstand a legal challenge. “While I consistently have and continue to support a re-examination of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, this legislation cannot accomplish that re-examination,” Fallin said in a statement.  Roe v. Wade is...

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