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Abortion-rights ballot issues face organized opposition effort

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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CHICAGO -- After a string of defeats, groups opposed to abortion, and their Republican allies in state governments, are using an array of strategies to counter proposed ballot initiatives aimed at codifying the right to abortion or to prevent voting on them in the fall elections. The strategies include attempts to get signatures removed from initiative petitions, legislative pushes for competing ballot measures that critics say could confuse voters and monthslong delays caused by lawsuits over ballot initiative language. Abortion-rights advocates say many of the strategies build off ones tested...

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