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Another Vote On Abortion Bill Planned

Jun 08, 2019 - Providence Journal

General Assembly

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled another vote on the hotly contested abortion-rights legislation that was narrowly voted down last month.

Abortion-rights advocates have been negotiating with key senators who are opposed to the bill to find potential compromise language since the Senate version of the bill was defeated, 5-4, on May 14.

After a vote on the House version of the legislation was added to the Judiciary Committee calendar late Friday, Sena...