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Florida Supreme Court justices sharply question state on abortion ballot measure

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2024
From The Center

Florida’s Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical of the state’s arguments Wednesday that the language on a ballot initiative to protect abortion rights was misleading. 

Nathan Forrester, who argued on behalf of the state attorney general’s office, urged the court to disqualify the measure.

He said voters won’t understand what the amendment will do because the language used to describe it was too broad and had an “enormously wide range of meanings.” 

But several justices immediately questioned Forrester’s contention. The amendment may be sweeping in what it proposes, they said, but...

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