Vermont Dems Approve Bill Prohibiting Gov’t from Interfering with Abortion Access

HeadlineMay 22, 2019

Meanwhile, some states are moving to protect access to abortions. In Vermont, the legislature has approved a new bill that would prohibit the government from interfering with the right to get abortions. A spokesperson for Republican Governor Phil Scott said he would not sign the bill, but it can still go into effect because of Vermont law.

Abortion rights advocates and lawmakers in Vermont are also pushing for a constitutional amendment declaring “personal reproductive autonomy” as a fundamental right.

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