Missouri judge rewrites ballot questions for abortion amendment to remove 'unborn child'

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2023
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A Missouri judge rewrote the ballot summaries for six proposed initiative petitions to institute abortion rights into the state constitution to remove language such as "unborn child," "end the life," and "the right to life" — a setback to the anti-abortion rights side. In a ruling issued on Monday, Judge Jon Beetem wrote that 13 of the phrases used in the summaries written by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft were "argumentative" and obscured the intention of the amendment to protect abortion rights and other rights related to reproduction. DESANTIS...

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