And here is a video composite with comments from representatives and pro-life leaders at the capitol right after the vote about the effort. It was done by The Liberator and talks about the changing mindset and the will of the people to end the killing in our land.
Please see the Resolution below that was passed at the Republican State Convention on Saturday May 6, 2017.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
May 8, 2017
Here is the pdf file (downloadable) 2017 OKGOP State Convention Resolution Letter the text version is below:
To Oklahoma Republican Legislative Leadership,
The 2017 Oklahoma Republican Party State Convention, convened on May 6, 2017, passed the following Resolution:
WHEREAS, We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness;
WHEREAS, The Oklahoma Republican Party Platform states: “God is the Author and Creator of life and that all human life, both born and unborn, should be protected.” (Republican Principles); and it later state: “We believe that at the point of conception, a person is granted the rights guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution,” (B. Right-to-Life and Medical Ethics);
WHEREAS. Abortion is considered a crime under Oklahoma Statutes 21-861 and 21-862; and
WHEREAS, The 10th Amendment states that “(t)he powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States respectively, or to the people.”;
THEREFORE, IT RESOLVED, The Oklahoma Republican Party calls upon the Oklahoma Legislature, Governor, and Attorney General to only support and enforce any and all federal statutes, regulations, executive orders, and court rulings which give an unborn child the right to life;
RESOLVED. The Oklahoma Republican Party calls upon the Oklahoma Legislature to pass legislation and calls upon the Governor and Attorney General to enforce said legislation to completely abolish abortion in Oklahoma;
RESOLVED, the State Party Chair and State Republican Executive Committee is directed to support the passage of legislation that protects ALL life of unborn children and to utilize reasonable Party resources necessary to promote such abolition legislation in the 2018 Oklahoma Legislative Session; and
RESOLVED, a copy of this resolution shall be sent to the Governor, Attorney General, Oklahoma Senate Pro Tempore, Senate Floor Leader, Oklahoma House Speaker and House Floor Leader.
Sent by direction of the Oklahoma Republican Party State Convention,
Pam Pollard, Chairman
Oklahoma Republican Party
Rally at Capitol Today at 1:30!
Make calls today!
- Saturday, May 6, the Oklahoma Republican State Convention voted to pass a resolution abolishing abortion! This great news will be sent to the Governor on Monday.
- The “special interests” who are ruining our state with their greed and power are putting pressure on Speaker McCall to NOT hear the resolution.
- Beginning now, Call Rep. Charles McCall at (405) 557-7412 AND email him at Charles.McCall@okhouse.gov .
- Tell him, “To be PRO-life means ANTI-abortion. We demand the House of Representatives approves HR1004 and take the first step to abolishing abortion in the State of Oklahoma.”
- A vote against HR1004 will expose all pro-abortion legislators.
- Join us of the 5th floor in the gallery overlooking the floor of the House of Representatives at 1:30.
- PRAY!! It’s Miracle Time!!
Will you stand with us to stop abortion?
Our goal is not to regulate abortion, but to END abortion in the State of Oklahoma.
This is a rapidly unfolding story and an opportunity for you to help make it happen. Together, we can save ALL the babies in Oklahoma.
I live in Bartlesville Oklahoma now, but I grew up in Texas. I was a cofounder of the Associated Conservatives of Texas in the 90's, serve on the Traveling Liberty Bell board, was a co-founder of R3publicans in 2008, Constitutional Liberty Coalition (a multistate effort) and OKGrassroots in 2009. We are working together to restore the republic and proclaim liberty throughout the land! Finding Gems & Sharing Them - my personal blog * R3publicans * OKGrassroots * Constitutional Liberty Coalition