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Kansas lawmakers fail to override abortion 'reversal' veto


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Kansas narrowly failed Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a bill requiring abortion providers to tell patients about a disputed treatment to stop a medication abortion after it's been started.

It was a second major loss in less than a week for abortion opponents in a state where they became accustomed to enacting new restrictions easily under Kelly's conservative GOP predecessors before she took office in January. The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights, potentially open...

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