Oklahoma Gov. Signs Bill Stripping Medical Licenses of Abortion Doctors: ‘I’m Keeping My Promise’

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 2: Pro-choice advocates (right) and anti-abortion advocates (left) rally outside of the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case, where the justices will consider a Texas law requiring that clinic doctors have admitting privileges at local hospitals and that clinics upgrade their facilities to standards similar to hospitals. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

(Christian Headlines) Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed three pro-life bills into law Monday, including one that prohibits abortions if a heartbeat is detected and another that suspends the medical license of doctors who perform an abortion.

House Bill 2441, which passed the House 80-19 and the Senate 37-10, requires medical personnel to determine if an “unborn child has a heartbeat” before performing an abortion. It prohibits abortions if a heartbeat is detected, although it includes exceptions to protect the life of the mother and if an abortion would “avert serious risk of substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function,” but not “including psychological or emotional conditions.”

Medical personnel who violate the law would “be guilty of homicide,” according to the text of the new law. 

Stitt signed another bill, HB 1102, that modifies the categories of “unprofessional conduct” in the licensing of doctors to include the performance of an abortion unless the procedure is performed to prevent the death or significant physical impairment of the mother. Any doctor who performs an abortion would lose their medical license for at least one year. 

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Editor’s note. This article was written by Michael Foust and published at Christian Headlines



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