Oklahoma Senate Passes Bill to Limit Dangerous Abortion Drug
The Oklahoma Senate passed today a bill designed to protect women from the dangerous abortion drug RU 486 and abortion centers that fail to follow FDA guidelines when giving the abortion drug to women.
The mifepristone abortion pill has already killed more than 13 women worldwide, including several women in the United States, and has injured 1,100 women in the U.S. alone as of 2006 FDA figures.
The measure, the Abortion-Inducing Drugs Safety Act (HB 1970) received approval in the Senate by an overwhelming majority of 39-6. The bill, based upon American United for Lifeâ€™s model of the same name, previously passed the Oklahoma House 83-5 and Governor Mary Fallin is expected to sign it into law....