Number of States Voting: 3
Where: South Dakota, California, Oregon.
Proponents Say: (South Dakota) A law banning all abortions should be repealed because it is unconstitutional and violates the Roe v. Wade decision; (California, Oregon) When a minor is pregnant, her parents have a right to know if an abortion will be performed.
Opponents Say: (South Dakota) The state legislature was well within legal parameters by banning abortion, no constitutional rules were broken, and the Roe v. Wade decision does not define states rights; (California, Oregon) Pregnant girls may delay seeking medical care or try to abort their fetuses through dangerous or illegal means.
Abortion Ban Rejected in: South Dakota.
Parental Consent Rejected in: California, Oregon