Abortion Laws Blocked in Oklahoma After State Top Court Order

Oct. 26, 2021, 1:51 PM

Oklahoma is barred from enforcing multiple laws restricting abortion that were set to take effect Nov. 1, at least until their constitutionality can be decided, the state’s top court said.

Abortion providers won’t be required to comply with a law mandating that doctors who perform abortions be board-certified obstetrician gynecologists. They also aren’t subject at this time to two laws that affect pill-induced abortions, the Oklahoma Supreme Court said.

The court left undisturbed a temporary restraining order issued from the bench by the Oklahoma District Court for Oklahoma County that prohibits enforcement of laws banning abortions as early as the ...

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