Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Proposed Bill to Ban Fetuses in Food (Oklahoma)

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/62cd38d170f74a7b9d32b521e0ecc56e/OK--Oklahoma-Filing-Deadline/

The Republic [Columbus, Indiana]
20 January 2012

Abortion measures among 1,934 bills, 71 joint resolutions filed for 2012 Oklahoma Legislature

TIM TALLEY Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- [...] Sen. Ralph Shortey, R-Oklahoma City, filed abortion-related legislation [Senate Bill 1418] regarding the disposal of aborted human fetuses. It reads: "No person or entity shall manufacture or knowingly sell food or any other product intended for human consumption which contains aborted human fetuses in the ingredients or which used aborted human fetuses in the research or development of any of the ingredients." [...]

http://www.krmg.com/news/news/local/food-containing-fetuses-targeted-under-new-oklaho/nG7P7/

KRMG News Talk Radio [Tulsa, OK]
24 January 2012

Food containing fetuses targeted under new Oklahoma bill

By Nicole Burgin

[...] “There is a potential that there are companies that are using aborted human babies in their research and development of basically enhancing flavor for artificial flavors," says Shortey. [...]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/okla-senator-introduces-bill-to-ban-human-fetuses-in-food-or-for-use-in-ingredient-research/2012/01/24/gIQAzBYWOQ_story.htm

Washington Post
24 January 2012

Okla. senator introduces bill to ban human fetuses in food or for use in ingredient research

By Associated Press