by Bob Brown
Posted 3/15/16, 09:52 am
A controversial language change in a pro-life bill has halted its journey through the Oklahoma state legislature. By a 6-3 vote, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Committee last month passed an amended Heartbeat Informed Consent Act. But Republican state Sen. Joseph Silk, who introduced SB 1118, later revised the wording to make any abortion—at any stage after conception—a crime of first-degree murder.