Senate Joint Resolution 10 - Introduced




                                 SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION       
                                 BY  GUTH, ROZENBOOM,
                                     SORENSON, SINCLAIR,
                                     BOETTGER, JOHNSON,
                                     CHAPMAN, SEGEBART,
                                     ANDERSON, ERNST,
                                     BERTRAND, KAPUCIAN,
                                     HOUSER, WHITVER,
                                     CHELGREN, BREITBACH,
                                     BEHN, ZAUN, FEENSTRA,
                                     SMITH, and SENG

                                      SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

  1 A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution
  2    of the State of Iowa relating to the inalienable right to
  3    life.
  4 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
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  1  1    Section 1.  The following amendment to the Constitution of
  1  2 the State of Iowa is proposed:
  1  3    Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended
  1  4 by adding the following new section:
  1  5 Inalienable right to life.SEC. 26.  The inalienable right
  1  6 to life of every person at any stage of development shall be
  1  7 recognized and protected.
  1  8    Sec. 2.  REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION.  The foregoing proposed
  1  9 amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred
  1 10 to the general assembly to be chosen at the next general
  1 11 election for members of the general assembly and the secretary
  1 12 of state is directed to cause the proposed amendment to be
  1 13 published for three consecutive months previous to the date of
  1 14 that election as provided by law.
  1 15                           EXPLANATION
  1 16    This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the
  1 17 Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the inalienable
  1 18 right to life of every person at any stage of development.  The
  1 19 resolution, if adopted, would be published and then referred
  1 20 to the next general assembly for adoption a second time before
  1 21 being submitted to the electorate for ratification.
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