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GOP-backed resolution in Arkansas House voices opposition to abortion ballot measure

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024

The Arkansas House of Representatives passed a resolution on Wednesday opposing a proposed state constitutional amendment to legalize abortion before 18 weeks of pregnancy and appealing to voters to do the same. The resolution was brought by Rep. Ryan Rose, R-Van Buren, and nearly 50 other Republicans in the 100-member chamber. The proposed amendment, which its supporters are working to get onto the November ballot, would allow for abortion within 18 weeks of fertilization and in cases of rape, incest, fatal fetal anomaly and to protect the health of the...

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