How one Colorado anti-abortion ballot initiative could affect pregnant people in over 30 states
Updated on November 4, 2020:
Colorado voters soundly defeated the proposed 22-week abortion ban in the November 3 election, ensuring the continued availability of later abortion care in the state.
First published October 15, 2020:
With the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the prospect of an even more conservative Supreme Court, abortion rights in many states are in extreme peril. But even before the next big abortion case is argued before the court, dangerous policies are already in motion.
Right now, looming in Colorado, there is a deceptive anti-abortion ballot initiative with potential to dramatically impair the ability to get abortion care, both for Coloradans and people across the country.