Nevada Supreme Court rules in favor of abortion rights group over ballot measure language

A potential ballot measure enshrining abortion rights in Nevada is one step closer to appearing before voters in November after the state Supreme Court ruled in its favor over the language of the proposed ballot initiative.

A lower court had sided with the Coalition for Parents and Children in its argument that the ballot question, which would establish “a fundamental right to reproductive freedom,” addressed multiple subjects. The state Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the lower court had “erred” when it placed an injunction on the ballot measure.

“This initiative petition’s single subject is the creation of a fundamental right to reproductive freedom. All the petition’s provisions are fundamentally related or germane to that single subject. There is no logrolling,” the decision read.

Reproductive Freedom for All Nevada, one of the groups looking to get the proposal
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