Abortion measures headed to ballots in at least six states

The fall of Roe v. Wade has teed up a series of ballot measures regarding access to abortion in a handful of states.

The amendments hold major significance for each state’s policies in a post-Roe America. The Supreme Court’s recent ruling that there is no constitutional right to abortion returned policymaking power to the states, meaning state courts will oversee all abortion-related legal conflicts for the foreseeable future.

California voters will decide in November whether to approve or deny Proposition 1 , the Right to Reproductive Freedom Amendment, which would confirm that the state “shall not deny or interfere with an individual’s reproductive freedom in their most intimate decisions, which includes their fundamental right to choose to have an abortion and their fundamental right to choose or refuse contraceptives.”

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