Amendment, which would change state constitution to say Louisianans have no right to abortions, set to go before voters
The Louisiana senate approved a state constitutional amendment on Tuesday declaring that citizens have no constitutional right to abortions. The move is the latest salvo in a broader assault against reproductive rights in the state, and it comes on the heels of extreme legislation in Georgia, Missouri, and Alabama all aimed at near-total bans of the procedure.
The measure now heads back to the house, which has already passed a version, for final approval. The amendment still, however, needs to …read more