Oklahoma abortion law protecting life from conception to face legal challenge from Planned Parenthood

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Hours after Gov. Kevin Stitt, R-Okla., signed a new law banning abortion from the moment of conception onward, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced that it and Planned Parenthood would file a lawsuit to block the law after it went into effect upon Stitt’s signature Wednesday.

The law, H.B. 4327, bans all abortions after the moment of conception except in cases of rape, incest, or to save the mother’s life. The bill bans any procedures that “cause the death of an unborn child,” which it defines as a “human fetus or