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Oklahoma Legislature passes bill making it a felony to perform an abortion

By Rick Green, The Oklahoman

May 20, 2016

Oklahoma would be the first state in the nation to effectively ban abortion under a bill lawmakers approved Thursday and sent to the governor to be signed into law.Gov. Mary Fallin declined to say what she would do with the measure...

Illinois House sends Rauner new marijuana decriminalization bill

By Kevin Hoffman, Reboot Illinois

May 19, 2016

Legislation sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner would decriminalize cannabis in Illinois and make possession of small amounts a civil violation punishable by a fine.If the governor signs Senate Bill 2228, people caught in possession of 10 grams...

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