The hot-button issue is drawing big money and campaigning. Vermont and California are the first left-leaning states to put a constitutional amendment to a general election vote since Roe v. Wade was overturned.
That’s according to the latest batch of fundraising reports filed Aug. 1 with the Secretary of State’s Office. The reports cover raising and spending for state candidates and political action committees for the month of July.
Roe v. Wade attempted to balance the interests of the mother, the unborn child, and the state. In Vermont, however, the Legislature is taking us in the opposite direction.
That the language fails to define 'personal reproductive autonomy' is a major problem. This term is not defined in Vermont or federal law and is so open-ended it could mean many things.