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Oregon Limited State Funding of Abortions, Measure 6 (1986)

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The Oregon Limited State Funding of Abortions Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited the use of state funds for abortions, except to prevent the death of the mother.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1986)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No580,16354.83%
Yes 477,920 45.17%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

6. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROHIBITS STATE FUNDING ABORTIONS. EXCEPTION: PREVENT MOTHER’S DEATH
QUESTION - Shall Oregon Constitution be amended to prohibit using state monies to fund abortions except to prevent death of mother?

EXPLANATION - The measure would amend the Oregon Constitution by adding to Article IX the following new section.

Section 9: State monies must not be used to fund abortions, except to prevent the death of the mother.

YES □

NO □

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