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Justice dismisses suggestion to let voters decide Abortion question

August 17th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice scoffed this week at a suggestion by Democratic lawmakers to let voters decide whether abortion should continue to be allowed in the state. During a legislative special session initiated by Justice last month, majority Republicans failed to pass legislation criminalizing abortion. Top Democrats last week asked Justice and leading GOP lawmakers to bring the Legislature back to consider a resolution to allow voters to consider a constitutional amendment for “reproductive freedom.” Justice said he wants no part of that and he once against chided lawmakers for playing politics…