Colorado Abortion Funding Prohibition Amendment, Initiative 3 (1984)

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Colorado Abortion Funding Prohibition Amendment, Initiative 3 (1984) was an initiated constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of public funds for abortion.

Election results

Initiative 3
Approveda Yes 627,343 50.4%

Election Results from: State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall there be an amendment to Article V of the Colorado Constitution prohibiting use of public funds by the State of Colorado or any of its agencies or political subdivisions to pay or reimburse, directly or indirectly, any person, agency, or facility for any induced abortion, but permitting the General Assembly, by specific bill, to authorize and appropriate funds for medical services necessary to prevent the death of a pregnant woman or her unborn child if every reasonable effort is made to preserve the life of each?[1][2]

See also


  1. National Conference of State Legislatures
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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