On the ballot is Issue 1, a proposal to raise the threshold for passing changes to the state’s constitution from a simple majority to 60%.
When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last year and gave control of abortion policy to the states, it led to bans and restrictions in some states, and executive orders and lawsprotecting access in others.
Vice President Kamala Harris is set to mark Roe v. Wade’s 50th anniversary in a speech to abortion rights advocates in Florida’s capital.
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All options must be on the table to address the damage done by overturning Roe v. Wade, and that includes a plan to expand the Supreme Court.
Voters in battleground Michigan enshrined abortion rights in the state constitution, joining reliably Democratic California and Vermont in taking that step. An anti-abortion measure in Kentucky was too early to call.