Californians will choose in November whether to enshrine abortion rights in the California Constitution. SCA 10, the Constitutional amendment that was fast tracked through the legislation, passed the state Assembly June 27 with a 58-17 vote.
The proposal must be approved by state voters to take effect.
“The state shall not deny or interfere with an individual’s reproductive freedom in their most intimate decisions, which includes their fundamental right to choose to have an abortion and their fundamental right to choose or refuse contraceptives.”Language from SCA 10
California case and statutory law already establish a right to abortion, but the amendment’s proponents argue it is necessary in