In the wake of the 2022 Dobbs decision that reversed Roe v. Wade, liberal groups around the country have turned their attention toward state policies.
A proposed constitutional amendment filed in Arkansas this year would have enshrined a right to abortion in the state’s constitution. Lawmakers did not pass that amendment, and it expired when legislators officially adjourned the 2023 session on May 1.
In Oregon, lawmakers are weighing the possibility of writing abortion into the constitution along with special LGTB provisions.
We expect these types of initiatives to escalate in the coming months.
Below is a news report from Oregon highlighting these pro-abortion and pro-LGBT efforts.