Colorado—Amendment 67, Definition of Personhood
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution protecting pregnant women and unborn children by defining “person” and “child” in the Colorado criminal code and the Colorado wrongful death act to include unborn human beings?
65% ❌ not passed
Source: Colorado Secretary of State, Unofficial Results (62 of 64 counties reporting)
Illinois—Birth Control in Prescription Drug Coverage Question
This non-binding advisory question on the Illinois ballot asks:
Shall any health insurance plan in Illinois that provides prescription drug coverage be required to include prescription birth control as part of that coverage?
North Dakota—“Life Begins at Conception” Amendment, Measure 1
This constitutional measure would create and enact a new section to Article I of the North Dakota Constitution stating, “The inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected.”
64% ❌ not passed
Tennessee—Legislative Powers Regarding Abortion, Amendment 1
Shall Article I, of the Constitution of Tennessee be amended by adding the following language as a new, appropriately designated section:
Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion. The people retain the right through their elected state representatives and state senators to enact, amend, or repeal statutes regarding abortion, including, but not limited to, circumstances of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest or when necessary to save the life of the mother.
53% ✅ passed