The group backing an abortion amendment in Arkansas raised $11,539 in March, according to reports filed with the state Ethics Commission. The reports show nearly two-thirds of the funding came from the Arkansas Times.

Arkansans For Limited Government is working to place the Arkansas Abortion Amendment on the November ballot — a proposal to write abortion into the state constitution.

The amendment contains no licensing requirements and no health or safety standards for abortion, and it would prevent the Arkansas Legislature from restricting abortion during the first five months of pregnancy,

This would allow thousands of elective abortions in Arkansas every year, and it would pave the way for taxpayer-funded abortion.

Arkansans for Limited Government has until July 5 to collect the 90,704 petition signatures necessary to place the abortion amendment on the ballot. However, pro-life groups are pushing back.

To date, multiple organizations have come out against the amendment, including:

You can download a copy of the abortion amendment here.

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