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Is Maryland a future abortion care destination?

5/3/2022 | Callan Tansill-Suddath

WYPR

Excerpt: A leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling that would overturn the landmark 1973 abortion ruling, Roe v. Wade, unleashed blistering reactions Tuesday from abortion rights advocates and cheers from abortion rights opponents nationwide and in Maryland….

He and fellow Democratic gubernatorial candidate John King both said as governor, they would reintroduce an amendment to the state constitution guaranteeing a woman’s right to an abortion. A similar amendment passed the House of Delegates during the recently concluded General Assembly session but died in the Senate.

During a joint press conference with his running mate Michelle Siri, King said it would be at the top of their agenda if elected.

“A constitutional amendment would provide even stronger protection,” King said. “There was a proposal in the General Assembly this year to put that on the ballot. Unfortunately, that didn’t move forward. But we would make that happen.”

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