NBC News reports:
A coalition of reproductive and civil rights groups launched an effort Tuesday to advance an amendment that would enshrine abortion rights in the Arizona Constitution, making the swing state the latest battleground in the post-Roe era.
The coalition — led by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona, NARAL Arizona and several other women’s health advocacy groups based in the state — will take the form of a political action committee called Arizona for Abortion Access.
The groups seek to place a constitutional amendment on the November 2024 ballot. Last year, abortion-rights advocates enjoyed a clean sweep of victories in the six states where the issue was on the ballot — including conservative states like Kentucky and Kansas.
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A coalition of reproductive and civil rights groups has launched an effort to advance an amendment that would enshrine abortion rights in Arizona’s constitution. https://t.co/oWVPVgnUBz
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) August 9, 2023