"Oklahomans Protest Proposed Personhood Measure"
Hundreds of people protested outside of the Oklahoma state Capitol against SB 1433, a bill that would declare personhood at conception, giving full rights to a zygote. The bill is pending in the House after state senators approved the legislation. “I think this may be the straw that breaks the proverbial camel’s back,” state Sen. Constance Johnson (D) said about the demonstration, where women donned aprons and took off their shoes as a reminder of a time when women had few reproductive choices. Watch a report about the protest from the Oklahoman:
Last week, the Virginia Senate killed a similar personhood measure, which would ban birth contorl, outlaw abortion, and even prevent couples from using IVF for fertility treatment.