Abortion Legalization Proposal
|Proposal B of 1972|
The people of the state of Michigan voted 60% to 40% that they did not want legal abortion. A little over two months later, however, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down the Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions, which overruled the wishes of the people and overturned the laws of the state of Michigan.
For a county by county breakdown of votes, click here.