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Missouri lawmakers break new ground to stop constitutional amendments — and abortion

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2024
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While state lawmakers across the country stumbled when trying to make it harder for voters to amend state constitutions, Missouri lawmakers took notes. In rhythm with a national trend, Republicans want to make it harder for voters to change the Missouri Constitution. As in other states, the efforts to block voter-led initiative petitions spring from increasingly tense fights over abortion. And the abortion rights movement has proved formidable once the issue goes to voters. Republicans in Missouri watched closely as voters in other states voted the proposals down — and...

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