Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down 2 anti-abortion laws

Oklahoma justices rule in two separate opinions that laws requiring women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound image placed in front of them while they hear a description of the fetus, and that ban off-label use of certain abortion-inducing drugs are unconstitutional.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Published: December 5, 2012
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Anti-abortion advocates were struck with a double blow Tuesday when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled two state laws are unconstitutional. The laws would have required a woman to have an ultrasound at least one hour before getting an abortion and would have restricted the off-label use of certain abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486.

The high court ruled...

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