Amendment 6 - Prohibition On Public Funding Of Abortions; Construction Of Abortion Rights

Published On: Sep 17 2012 12:12:40 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2012 01:19:37 PM EDT

This amendment would block the use of public funds for any abortion or for health benefits that cover abortions. It would mirror federal law, which prevents federal spending for most abortions. However, this amendment would not apply to expenditures required by federal law for cases in which a woman has a physical disorder, injury or illness that would place her in danger of death unless she has an abortion, or cases of rape or incest.

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