The Arkansas Abortion Restriction and Public Funding Ban Amendment, also known as Proposed Amendment 3 and later as Amendment 68, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 8, 1988 ballot in Arkansas, where it was approved.
- This amendment to Arkansas Constitution place a ban on public funding of abortion and state a general state policy against abortion.
| Arkansas Proposed Amendment 3 (1988)|
| Yes|| 398,107|| 51.96%|
Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the ballot read:
|| PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 3
(Proposed by Petition of the People)
An Amendment to Prevent Abortion Funding and to Restrict Abortion
A proposed amendment to the Arkansas Constitution stating that no public funds will be used to pay for any abortion, except to save the mother's life; that the policy of Arkansas is to protect the life of every unborn child from conception until birth, to the extent permitted by the federal constitution; and that this amendment will no affect contraceptives or require an appropriation of public funds.