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Proposed amendment would effectively ban abortion in Kansas


January 31, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas House will consider a state constitutional amendment that would grant human rights from the moment of fertilization, even as lawmakers await a state Supreme Court ruling on whether the constitution guarantees a right to abortion.

The amendment, which was introduced Monday, is sponsored by 21 legislators. It would grant "inalienable rights, equal protection and due process of law of every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being, including fertilization," The Wichita Eagle reported .

Supporters and opponents say the ame...

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