Best time for abortion amendment vote: Summer or fall?


August or November.

The decision could be the most strategic choice lawmakers make next year in considering a constitutional amendment on abortion.

The Legislature is headed toward a showdown over a constitutional amendment that would reverse a state Supreme Court decision that found the right to an abortion is protected by the state constitution.

A constitutional amendment not only requires support from two-thirds of the Legislature, but also must be approved by the voters.

The vote in the Legislature would likely be . . .


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