Proposal 22-3 Approved in Michigan
Michigan approved for Proposal 22-3, providing a state constitutional right to reproductive freedom for individuals. Finalized Vote “YES” casted 56.65% of votes, and “NO” casting at 43.35%.
Although this is a win for YWCA Metropolitan Detroit, YWCA fight is not over until the world sees women, girls, and people of color the way we do: Equal! Powerful! Unstoppable!
A proposal to amend the State Constitution to establish new individual right to Reproductive Freedom, including right to make all decisions about pregnancy and abortion; allow State to regulate abortion in some cases; and forbid prosecution of individuals exercising established right
THIS PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WILL:
• Establish new individual right to reproductive freedom, including
right to make and carry out all decisions about pregnancy, such
as prenatal care, childbirth, postpartum care, contraception,
sterilization, abortion, miscarriage management, and infertility;
• Allow state to regulate abortion after fetal viability, but not
prohibit if medically needed to protect a patient’s life or physical
or mental health;
• Forbid state discrimination in enforcement of this right; prohibit
prosecution of an individual, or a person helping a pregnant
individual, for exercising rights established by this amendment;
• Invalidate state laws conflicting with this amendment.