Ballot measure seeks to remove slavery references from state constitution

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Salt Lake City, Utah- (ABC4 News) – References to slavery still exist in the Utah Constitution, but voters have a chance to change that in November.

A bill to put Amendment C on the ballot passed the legislature unanimously and was signed by Governor Gary Herbert.

Now, the Utah Coalition to Abolish Slavery has kicked off an education campaign to help voters learn what it’s all about.

Fances James and Jenny Magana are part of the coalition, the join us this week on Inside Utah Politics to go in-depth on the issue.

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 Glen is honored to be delivering the news of the day every weeknight at 5, 6, and 10 in his home state. He is an award-winning veteran journalist, who joined the ABC4 News team as a weekend anchor in June 2013. Over the years, he held various positions at the station as he worked his way up to the main anchor chair. He also serves as our Senior Political Correspondent and hosts Inside Utah Politics, which airs every Sunday. The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Glen as the best government and military television reporter in the state. Before returning home to Utah, he spent 11 1/2 years developing his journalism skills in other states. He held various on-air and management positions at KPVI in Pocatello, Idaho, WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and KKCO in Grand Junction, Colorado during that time. Read More...