Proposition 1

Should California amend its constitution to include the right to reproductive freedom, including access to abortion and contraceptives?

This constitutional amendment prohibits the state from denying or interfering with an individual’s reproductive freedom, including the right to have an abortion or to choose or refuse contraceptives. It was placed on the ballot by the state Legislature, in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned the federal right to an abortion.

Yes Argument

The right to abortion is under attack across the U.S., and California needs to enshrine the right to abortion in its constitution to protect against future attempts to limit access to it. The U.S. Supreme Court decision also threatens access to reproductive health care, including contraceptives, which Proposition 1 would also enshrine as a protected right. Californians should have the freedom to make their own medical choices.

No Argument

Abortion is wrong and this ballot measure is written so vaguely that it would allow the termination of a pregnancy up until a due date. A no vote won’t change current abortion laws.

Key Supporters
This list represents notable organizations and officials who have taken a position on the ballot measure, or who are funding the campaigns in support or in opposition. This list is not exhaustive, and may be updated.
This list represents notable organizations and officials who have taken a position on the ballot measure, or who are funding the campaigns in support or in opposition. This list is not exhaustive, and may be updated.

Key Opponents
This list represents notable organizations and officials who have taken a position on the ballot measure, or who are funding the campaigns in support or in opposition. This list is not exhaustive, and may be updated.
This list represents notable organizations and officials who have taken a position on the ballot measure, or who are funding the campaigns in support or in opposition. This list is not exhaustive, and may be updated.

Fundraising
Campaign finance data comes from the California Secretary of State’s office and our partners at Voter’s Edge.
Campaign finance data comes from the California Secretary of State’s office and our partners at Voter’s Edge.

Updated at 5:00 PM PT on Oct 27, 2022
Source: California Secretary of State
In Support
$15.5mTotal
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
$5.0m
Newsom for California Governor 2022
$2.1m
California Medical Association
$1.0m
M. Quinn Delaney
$500.0k
Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County
$500.0k

In Opposition
$1.6mTotal
Knights of Columbus Supreme Council
$500.0k
Caster Family Trust
$100.0k
David Lucchetti
$100.0k
East Valley Republican Women and Patriot Store
$65.2k
Kay Holmes
$58.7k


 

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