Attorneys Agree To Block On Oklahoma Abortion Law

OKLAHOMA CITY – (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has agreed to a court order requested by abortion providers to temporarily block enforcement of a new state law, which requires women to get an ultrasound and hear a detailed description of the fetus. The agreement was announced Monday...

Lawsuit Filed In Okla. Against Islamic Law Ban

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) An Oklahoma Muslim filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday to block a state constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters that would prohibit state courts from considering international law or Islamic law when deciding cases. The measure, which got 70 percent of the vote...

Court Order Blocks Oklahoma Amendment On Islamic Law

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday to block a new amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution that would prohibit state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases. U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange handed down the order after...

Oklahoma AG Challenges Federal Health Care Overhaul

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a legal challenge against the federal health care overhaul President Barack Obama signed into law last year. Pruitt's filing Friday in U.S. District Court in Muskogee makes Oklahoma the 28th state to challenge the constitutionality...

Family Of Slain Oklahoma Couple Sue Arizona Officials

OKLAHOMA CITY — (AP) The family of an Oklahoma couple who authorities say was killed by two escaped prisoners from Arizona and an accomplice filed a lawsuit Thursday that accuses the prison where the inmates were held of being so negligently operated that it placed the public in danger. The lawsuit...

Texas Federal Court Is Latest To Strike Down State Prohibitions On Same-Sex Marriage

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia of the Western District of Texas struck down the Texas ban on same-sex marriage. This ruling was the latest in a series of federal rulings handed down in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675...

Michigan Federal Judge Is 6th To Strike Down Prohibition On Same-Sex Marriage In Wake Of United States v. Windsor

On March 21, Senior U.S. District Judge Bernard A. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan struck down MCLS Const. Art. I, § 25 , an amendment to the Michigan Constitution prohibiting same-sex marriage, Deboer v. Snyder, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37274 ( E.D. Mich. Mar...