veto http://ripr.org en Gov. Chafee Vetoes "Choose Life" License Plates http://ripr.org/post/gov-chafee-vetoes-choose-life-license-plates <p>Rhode Island will not be joining 29 other states that offer anti-abortion license plates.&nbsp; Gov. Lincoln Chafee vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have created the plates, calling it an inappropriate use of state funding.</p><p>Proceeds from the $40 license plates would have gone to a Christian pregnancy clinic called CareNet, where women are advised against getting abortions.&nbsp; Supporters point out that Massachusetts and Connecticut offer similar plates.</p><p>State lawmakers approved the bill, but a three fifths majority is needed to override the governor's veto.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:08:03 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 18568 at http://ripr.org Gov. Chafee Vetoes "Choose Life" License Plates