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Texas Constitutional Amendment Proposal Guaranteeing Right to Life (SJR 9)

This law was last updated on Nov 12, 2018


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Texas

Number

SJR 9

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Nov 14, 2016

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Personhood

Full Bill Text

www.legis.state.tx.us

SJR 9 proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of “unborn children” and prohibiting abortion to the extent authorized under federal constitutional law.

If passed, the proposed constitutional amendment would be submitted to the voters at an election to be held November 7, 2017.

Related Legislation

Similar to HJR 126, which failed to pass in 2015.

 


People

Primary Sponsor