BOSTON (WWLP) – On Christmas Eve, Governor Baker vetoed ‘The Roe Act’ by sending the abortion entry invoice again to the legislature in hopes they are going to rethink its wording.
On Monday, the Home voted to overturn that veto, taking it one step nearer to turning into state legislation.
Beacon Hill lawmakers lobbied to develop entry to abortion, permitting 16 and 17 yr olds to have abortions with out their dad and mom’ consent.
Governor Baker has now despatched the invoice again to the legislature twice, however lawmakers from each branches say they’ve the votes to overturn his most up-to-date veto.
“We’d like Massachusetts to face agency and make it clear that reproductive rights points, reproductive entry points, entry to abortions can be protected right here in Massachusetts, I hope we’ll override the governor’s veto that I’ll positively vote, “mentioned Senator Lesser.
Critics of the invoice have expressed frustration with Democrats for in search of to develop entry to abortion. They suppose 16 is just too younger to make such a choice on his personal.
Now that this debate remains to be ongoing, the Home has despatched the invoice to the Senate and in the event that they affirm it, the adjustments they’re calling for might develop into new state legislation.