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Judge opposed by abortion foes finalist for top Kansas court


October 18, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A trial-court judge opposed by Kansas' most influential anti-abortion group is among three finalists to fill a state Supreme Court vacancy with conservatives pushing measures to rein in the state's highest court.

A state nominating commission led by attorneys selected Shawnee County District Judge Evelyn Wilson, the chief judge for the district that includes the state capital. Kansans for Life announced its opposition to her candidacy this week, citing her husband's past political contributions to Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and other abortion-rights candidates.

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