Kansas First to Vote on Abortion Amendment After Dobbs

The amendment on Tuesday’s ballot would not ban abortion, but would allow the Legislature to do so. “We know that they will ban it as soon as they can,” says Zack Gingrich-Gaylord, communications director for Trust Women, which operates an abortion clinic in Wichita. “We can read the room. They have legislation ready to go that’s a total ban.” The two sides have collectively spent more than $10 million on the campaign. Polling suggests that the outcome will be fairly close, but the amendment is more likely to pass than not. It was in the works long before the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Read more...

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