The Daily Beast reports:
Just before midnight on Friday, Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate quietly advanced a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution that would remove any right to abortion.
The Senate Rules Committee Meeting went past curfew Thursday as lawmakers hammered out budget matters and a House-approved package of constitutional amendments.
Republican Sen. Judy Ward’s proposed abortion amendment was added to the package in an 11-6 vote on party lines. If the amendment passes both GOP-controlled houses in two legislative sessions, it will go to the public for a vote. The governor wouldn’t be able to veto it.
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It’s almost midnight and most Pennsylvania’s are probably asleep.
Yet, the PA Senate Republicans are ramming through a constitutional amendment to ban abortion and make it harder to vote. https://t.co/XOKeWbBq1p
— Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (@malcolmkenyatta) July 8, 2022
Doug Mastriano wants to ban abortion. Our Republican Legislature is determined to help him.
Here’s the bottom line, Pennsylvania:
There’s only one way abortion becomes illegal — Doug Mastriano as Governor.
There’s only one way abortion stays legal — elect me as your Governor.
— Josh Shapiro (@JoshShapiroPA) July 8, 2022
Just before midnight on Friday, Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate quietly advanced a proposed amendment to the state’s constitution that would remove any right to abortion.https://t.co/M0Yvc5qced
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) July 8, 2022