“Voters almost passed the amendment two years ago. But the wording was so unclear that it confused many people about whether they were voting for or against slavery, said Jumoke Emery with Abolish Slavery Colorado.
He’s hopeful that this time around, Amendment A will pass.
‘I hope that this puts forth the message that our past doesn’t have to be our future, that by and large we as Americans are interested in fixing our mistakes and that there’s hope for our future,’ he said…
ACLU’s Nathan Woodliff-Stanley says removing the wording from the Colorado constitution ‘closes the door on the possibility of future abuses, and it also sends a positive message in a time of great division in our nation.'”