Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Should a Father be Able to Stop The Mother From Aborting Their Baby? Lawmakers Say Yes

An Oklahoma bill is stirring up national controversy and raising awareness about fathers’ inability to legally protect their unborn children from abortion.
The bill, Oklahoma House Bill 1441, sponsored by state Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Atoka, would prohibit unborn babies from being aborted without the father’s consent except in cases of rape, incest and the life of the mother.
A state House committee approved the bill on Tuesday in a 5-2 vote, and sent it to the full Oklahoma House for a vote, the Associated Press reports.
Humphrey said fathers should have a say about the life of their unborn child.

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