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Oklahoma lawmakers overwhelmingly pass a bill criminalizing abortion

Abortion rights advocates gather outside the Oklahoma Capitol on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Oklahoma City, to protest several anti-abortion bills being considered by the GOP-led legislature. (Sean Murphy/AP)
Abortion rights advocates gather outside the Oklahoma Capitol on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Oklahoma City, to protest several anti-abortion bills being considered by the GOP-led legislature. (Sean Murphy/AP)

Oklahoma’s House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a near-total abortion ban. It’s now headed to the governor to be signed into law.

Catherine Sweeney of StateImpact Oklahoma joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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