House Gives Early OK to "Choose Life" License Plate

A bill directing the Department of Motor Vehicles to create an anti-abortion license plate to raise money for crisis pregnancy and adoption services got an early OK from the House on Tuesday — and staved off a flurry of amendments from Democrats. 

"Oklahoma has 'Choose Life' license plates. So do 24 other states," said Rep. Larry Phillips, R-Sherman, and the House sponsor of the bill. "I think it's time for us to go ahead and get this legislation passed."

Texas has specialty license plates for a variety of causes, from animal welfare to the outdoors. Republicans want a "Choose Life ...

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