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Oklahoma State Senator Says Slavery Was Challenged, So Legal Abortion Should Be, Too

Joseph Silk wants a bill that criminalizes abortion to challenge the Supreme Court decision because the Court once ruled "that slaves were private property and they were wrong."

State Sen. Joseph Silk (R-Broken Bow) is pushing his "Abolition of Abortion in Oklahoma Act," which calls on the state to ignore federal law on abortion. And he's using the argument that states can ignore the Supreme Court because "they were wrong about slavery."

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House Votes to Oust Term 'Oriental' from Federal Law

Reps. Grace Meng and Ed Royce sponsored a bill to remove "derogatory" term, which is offensive to "America's vibrant Asian American community."

By Sheryl Estrada

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