House Minority Leader Brad Jones criticized the use of the budget process to pass an abortion amendment.
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Both the state House and Senate measures would allow for abortions past 24 weeks, and up until the point of birth, in cases of a lethal fetal anomaly.
Under House amendment 759, abortions can be performed after 24 weeks in the case of a lethal fetal anomaly and 16 and 17 year-old girls could also have an abortion without parental consent.
The bill also seeks to establish a state right to an abortion, which would stand even if Roe v. Wade were to be overturned.