Iowa proposal seeks to protect abortion access

Proposed constitutional amendment would protect abortion

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(ABC 6 News) – Iowa lawmakers seek to amend the state’s constitution in order to protect abortion rights.

The proposed amendment would protect the right to an abortion.

Other aspects of the plan would include protected access to over-the-counter birth control, expand postpartum Medicaid coverage and a state-run family planning program.

As of now though, chances of passage remains slim.