Colorado Abortion Funding, Initiative 7 (1988)

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Colorado Abortion Funding Amendment, Initiative 7 (1988) was an initiated constitutional amendment, restoring funding for abortions, on the November 8, 1988 election ballot in Colorado, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 7
Defeatedd No809,07860.2%
Yes 534,070 39.8%

Election Results from: State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall there be an amendment to repeal Article V, Section 50 of the Colorado Constitution and to provide instead that the state and its agencies, institutions, and political subdivisions shall not prohibit the use of public funds for medical services for a woman solely because of her choice of whether or not to continue her pregnancy?[1][2]


  1. State Legislative Council, Ballot History
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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