Bloomberg Law
May 11, 2022, 9:06 AMUpdated: May 11, 2022, 4:03 PM

Abortion Ballot Measures Multiply in States Ahead of Ruling (1)

Alex Ebert
Alex Ebert
Staff Correspondent

Efforts to cement abortion laws in state constitutions got a jolt from the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft decision, raising the possibility that more voters could get a say this year on whether to protect or reject the right to end pregnancies.

Before the leak, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, and Vermont already had placed abortion measures on statewide ballots.

Of those, only Vermont’s referendum proposes a constitutional right to abortion.

Montana’s ballot initiative would change state law to mandate medical care for children “born alive after an abortion”.

The Kansas and Kentucky initiatives, along with possible ballot questions ...

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