Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says a pro-abortion group is using deception to mislead state voters on where he stands on a pro-life amendment to be voted on next Tuesday.

The Associated Press reports that Mississippians for Healthy Families, a group largely funded by Planned Parenthood, is using an automated calling system to tell people Barbour has concerns about the Personhood amendment.

On the call, an anonymous person asks the listener to hold for a message from Barbour. Then comes a recording of Barbour expressing concerns about “unintended consequences” of the proposed state constitutional amendment on Tuesday’s ballot.

Barbour expressed those concerns in interviews Wednesday. But since then, he has stated publicly that he voted for the amendment when filling out his absentee ballot.

The automated calls started Thursday evening.

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