Persons Against Personhood in Oklahoma
  • Petitioned Oklahoma State Legislature

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Oklahoma State Legislature
Oklahoma State Representative
Scott Martin
Oklahoma State Representative
Harold Wright
Oklahoma State Representative
Steve Vaughan
Oklahoma State Representative
Josh Cockroft
Oklahoma State Representative
Dale Dewitt
Oklahoma State Representative
Lisa Billy
Oklahoma State Representative
Brian Renegar
Oklahoma State Representative
Jeff Whickman
Oklahoma State Representative
Don Armes
Oklahoma State Representative
Corey Holland
Oklahoma State Representative
Cory Williams
Oklahoma State Representative
Jason Murphey
Oklahoma State Representative
Jadine Nollan
Oklahoma State Representative
Mike Ritze
Oklahoma State Representative
Todd Thomsen
Oklahoma State Representative
Marian Cooksey
Oklahoma State Representative
Randy Terrill
Oklahoma State Representative
Lee Denney
Oklahoma State Representative
Kris Steele
Oklahoma State Representative
Ann Coody
Oklahoma State Representative
Larry Glenn
Oklahoma State Representative
Tommy Hardin
Oklahoma State Representative
Leslie Osborn
Oklahoma State Representative
Wes Hilliard
Oklahoma Governor
Oklahoma State House
Oklahoma State Senate
Oklahoma-05
Gov. Mary Fallin

Persons Against Personhood in Oklahoma

    1. Bailey Schreier
    2. Petition by

      Bailey Schreier

      Norman, OK

The Personhood Bill (SB 1433) in Oklahoma claims that "the life of each human being begins at conception" and that based on this every "unborn child at every stage of development" would have "all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of this state." If this bill makes its way through the Oklahoma legislature and ultimately becomes law, the consequences (both intended and unintended) will be catastrophic. Doctors would not be able to offer in vitro fertilization for families hoping to have children; families not hoping to have children would have limited birth control options, and life-threatening pregnancies would be forcefully carried to term or worse.
The only addendum made in the name of female reproductive rights is that the bill shall not "be interpreted as creating a cause of action against a woman for indirectly harming her unborn child by failing to properly care for herself or by failing to follow any particular program of prenatal care." This, coupled with the inability of women to receive abortions, would mean that the only legal recourse a woman would have in cases of unwanted or physically/emotionally dangerous pregnancies would be to literally harm herself.

The people of Oklahoma do not want this bill to become law. Listen to your constituents. This bill is a threat to all Oklahoma women and their families.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 8,000 signatures
    2. Petition Delivery

      Bailey Schreier
      Petition Organizer

      We will be delivering the petition today at 2:00 to the Oklahoma Legislature. Thank you so much for your support!

    3. Reached 7,000 signatures
    4. We've almost reached 5,000 signatures!

      Bailey Schreier
      Petition Organizer

      Help us reach 5,000 signatures! If we can get 5,000, who says we can't get 10,000?! Look for updates on how and when the petition will be delivered in person to the state capitol. Just in case anyone hasn't read the very brief act, I've included a link below.

    5. Reached 4,000 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Candise Warren TECUMSEH, OK
      • over 2 years ago

      I am a woman that has the right to choose what I want to do with my body. I also speak for many others that do not kow how to speak for themselves.

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      • over 2 years ago

      Because every woman has a right to choose. This is pure insanity. Madness.

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    • Bonnie Cannon EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      I was raised in Oklahoma and care about the people there and in the rest of the United States. As a woman, this topic is especially important to me. Taking away a woman's control over her own body is wrong. For so many reasons, which many people have begun to list, this bill will harm more lives than it will save! My little sister lives in Oklahoma and is currently pregnant. What if this were passed and something were to go wrong? Do the lawmakers have my sister's best interests in mind? Absolutely not. I want her to have the option to save her own life at the expense of the baby's. If she chooses not to do so, that is her decision. Not a lawmaker's. I want her to have the option of not having more children. She and her fiancé are already not in a financially stable position. I am not advocating for people running around killing unborn babies. But if we're talking about human rights, why is a fully developed human being valued less than an undeveloped one? Please Oklahomans, do some research and think about the consequences of your actions.

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    • Leah Conner STILLWATER, OK
      • over 2 years ago

      I have the right to life, the right to privacy, the right to freedom, the right to bodily integrity, and the right to decide when and how I reproduce. This bill flies in the face of what America has fought for and turns women into baby making machines. Please get your politics out of my uterus.

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    • Chelsea Shafley STILLWATER, OK
      • over 2 years ago

      My body; my choice. It's insane to think that a legislature decides what a woman can or cannot do... I will NOT make the best out of a bad situation, Rick Santorum, you crazy Christian hypocrite! I have a life and rights, why should my doctor tell me that it must save an unborn child over me? What if I have other children? Should they all become motherless? PRO CHOICE, I can't believe I still have to protest this.

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