Senate Joint Resolution 2001 H-8180 Amend Senate Joint Resolution 2001, as passed by the Senate, 1 as follows: 2 1. By striking everything after the resolving clause and 3 inserting: 4 < Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of 5 the State of Iowa is proposed: 6 Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended 7 by adding the following new section: 8 Sec. 26. Protection of life. To defend the dignity of all 9 human life, and to protect mothers and unborn children, we the 10 people of the State of Iowa declare that this Constitution 11 shall not be construed to recognize, grant, or secure a right 12 to abortion or to require the public funding thereof. 13 Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing amendment 14 to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred to the 15 general assembly to be chosen at the next general election for 16 members of the general assembly, and shall be published as 17 provided by law for three consecutive months previous to the 18 date of that election. > 19 ______________________________ HOLT of Crawford -1- SJR2001.3957 (2) 88 pf/rh 1/ 1 #1.