Ohio voters are voting on whether to protect abortion rights to the state’s constitution today.
The vote comes on the heels of last year’s string of ballot measure wins for abortion rights in six states: California, Kansas Kentucky Michigan Montana Vermont But this is only the beginning.
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The abortion ballot measure could be on the ballot in 11 more states next year, part of a wave of such actions since the Supreme Court’s 2022 Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade. Since months and sometimes even years, the groundwork has been laid for these campaigns.
You can also find out more about the following: IowaThe GOP-led state legislature is still working on a constitutional amendment that would prohibit abortion in the state. In Colorado, competing initiatives — one to enshrine abortion protections and one to ban abortion — could appear on the same ballot if supporters of both garner enough signatures.
And in Missouri, where I’m based, two groups filed a combined 17 petitions for initiative Access to abortion should be made easier. The…