Oklahoma House Passes Resolution to Stop Murder of Unborn Children

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Oklahoma House of Representatives has passed a resolution “directing every public official in Oklahoma to exercise their authority to stop [the] murder of unborn children by abortion.”

House Resolution 1004 was approved by a voice vote on Monday without any debate or discussion. Resolutions differ from legislation in that they hold no force of law, but only serve as a statement.

The text notes that every human being is protected by God’s law and the U.S. Constitution, and declares that the U.S. Supreme Court overstepped its bounds by offering its opinion on the matter and usurping the authority of the states.

The resolution consequently declares that “every public official in Oklahoma, including but not limited to sheriffs, district attorneys, judges and justices, the attorney general, and the governor, is directed to exercise their authority as appropriate in their respective jurisdictions to stop the murder of innocent unborn children by abortion.”

It also asks that state courts not interfere with any legislative efforts to clarify state law to protect the lives of the unborn.

Rep. Chuck Strohm, R-Jenks, who sponsored the resolution, addressed the House prior to the vote, urging civil magistrates “to exercise their authority as appropriate in their respective jurisdictions to stop the murder of innocent unborn children by abortion.”

“What happens when a court—and not just any court, but the highest court in the land—violates the most basic law known to mankind: the right to life?” Strohm asked, according to Tulsa World.

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He said that according to the 10th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, “no one—not a doctor, not a father or a mother—has rights that allow [anyone] to murder an unborn child.”

As previously reported, the 1973 case of Roe v. Wade centered on a Texas woman named Norma McCorvey who sought an abortion over an alleged rape. McCorvey later admitted that she had lied, writing in her book “I Am Roe” that she made up the rape story at the advice of her feminist attorneys to make her case more convincing.

She also never obtained an abortion, but placed her child up for adoption and went on to become a vocal pro-life advocate, even going to court in an effort to overturn the ruling.

“My decisions were wrong and I am fighting with every breath to change what has occurred,” McCorvey said in 2008. She died in February.

Out of the seven justices that ruled in favor of Roe, five were Republican-appointed. The court discussed the reasons why abortion has historically been outlawed in the nation, including the binding vow of the Hippocratic Oath and the influence of Christian ethics. It also noted that in pagan nations such as Greece and Rome, “[a]ncient religion did not bar abortion.”

Judge Harry Blackmun, nominated by Richard Nixon, wrote the majority opinion issued on Jan. 22, 1973. Blackmun stated that the Constitution does not include the unborn as being persons, and therefore, they may not receive equal protection.

“The Constitution does not define ‘person’ in so many words,” he wrote. “[I]n nearly all these instances [where it is cited], the use of the word is such that it has application only post-natally. None indicates, with any assurance, that it has any possible pre-natal application.”

An estimated 60 million children and counting have lost their lives since the ruling.

Abortion is Murder from I’ll Be Honest on Vimeo.

 


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  • Trilemma

    What a ridiculous law. Sounds like it’s giving public officials the go ahead to harass people. What’s the punishment for public officials who don’t go along with this law? Do they get fired? What about public officials who are pro-abortion or who get an abortion themselves? Does this mean public officials are supposed to prevent a family member from getting an abortion? This law will not survive in the courts.

    • Oboehner

      Yeah, next they’ll want them to stop killing old people, how ludicrous!!
      Then the courts who usurped the power to strike down duly passed laws will have to go all unconstitutional on their heinies!

    • Tonya Elise

      OK Now Arrest EVERY woman that has had a MURDER of a unborn baby.. A life for a life. A premmy is still a baby. So, Murder is still Murder. if is is Not a case of rape or medically killing the mother it is MURDER !!!

  • TheLastHonestLawyer

    Well, this one is going to blocked and dismissed in short order. It will also end up costing the state a few million in legal fees and court costs.

    • Tonya Elise

      OR , Now Arrest EVERY woman that has had a MURDER of a unborn baby.. A
      life for a life. A premmy is still a baby. So, Murder is still Murder.
      if is is Not a case of rape or medically killing the mother it is MURDER
      !!!

      • TheLastHonestLawyer

        No. You do not get to impose your faith on anyone else.

        • peanut butter

          Christ died for our sins. If you don’t want to hear it, get on another site and stop coming on here just to write an ignorant comment like that.

          • peanut butter

            Free speech.

          • TheLastHonestLawyer

            The First Amendment protects you from government repression of speech. Why you keep typing that is beyond me.

          • TheLastHonestLawyer

            Which has nothing to do with the fact that in the United States you can not impose laws based on religion.

            I like this site because they allow debate so long as everyone remains respectful.

          • peanut butter

            No, you like it because you are trying to impose YOUR beliefs and they don’t stop you. You are not debating, you are trolling to try and boost your ego. And you are failing miserably.

          • peanut butter

            cya

          • TheLastHonestLawyer

            As a former soldier, those three letters mean something very different than what you intended.

          • TheLastHonestLawyer

            I am imposing nothing. I don’t care if you spend 6 hours a day in prayer and Bible study. As a lawyer, I fought to defend religious liberty for my clients when it was relevant.

            Imposing a belief means forcing changes in law based solely on religious views. Muslims call it Sharia. If you lived in a Muslim-majority area, would you like living under Sharia? If not, why do you seek to impose your laws on others?

  • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

    Since when is the state allowed to legislate against murder? I thought only the supreme court and presidential executive order is allowed to create law.

    • Robert

      your always thinking wrong from now on if you think one way it’s not that way.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Good. A humane American state. It has been so Nazi wrong for mankind to kill the unborns.

    • peanut butter

      But wait for the ACLU to jump in declaring this unconstitutional.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Americans should uphold the Holy Bible instead of just US Constitution. US Constitution is nothing apart from the Judeo-Christian principles – it’s a headless body by itself. Western Civilization found the existence of the God-given human freedom by reading the Holy Bible and to read the Holy Bible. For nothing else.

        • peanut butter

          Now, just how did I KNOW that my comment would be met with negativity and criticism? I was on the side of right. I agree with the decision. But I didn’t like you calling out Nazi like we all are of the baby killing mindset. And now you are saying our Constitution is a bad thing. It IS based on Judeo-Christian principles directly from the Bible. Stop being so preachy. And if you live here, please find another country. You are too self-absorbed in your self-righteousness.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You are right. I’m sorry. I knew what you mean. Many nations are Nazi-guilty regarding abortion-murder. I just wanted to tell the Americans not to trust US Constitution too much as if it’s inerrant. Constitution is a mere classroom rule. I saw too many Americans mentioning the word “constitution.” Americans should quote Mayflower Compact and Declaration of Independence and the National Pledge as well, such as saying, “It is against out National Pledge”… And the liberal activist judges should be replaced by the Bible-literate robots in the soonest time.

          • peanut butter

            OK I’ll accept that. Sorry for being so harsh.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Thank you very much. The Lord bless you.

  • Robert

    There were more Germans in Nazi Germany killing government people and other people who were murdering innocent people than Americans people ever killing for the same reason. Protecting innocent children .Yet we blame german people for not doing any thing about the Nazis. We in
    US don’t even want laws to protect the little children.

  • Tonya Elise

    interesting how many So-called Christians agree to MURDER. OK Now Arrest EVERY woman that has had a MURDER of a unborn baby.. A
    life for a life. A premmy is still a baby. So, Murder is still Murder.
    if is is Not a case of rape or medically killing the mother it is MURDER
    !! Murder is in the 10 Commandments.

  • peanut butter

    These feminists have been scourging our land for ages. Now I hear that ‘Roe’ didn’t even get the abortion she got the right to, turning our Nation upside down and putting us under a curse from God. I’m telling you, I feel like digging her up just to slap her for being involved in this Constitutional deception.

  • Dianne

    I hope and pray that this will pass. It has been way to long for this unjust murder of our precious unborn children in the womb. Something worthwhile for the Lord’s intercessors to pray and fast fervently for VICTORY!!! Amen