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Vote to put abortion measure on Kansas ballot seen as close


February 6, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators expect a close vote on a measure aimed at preserving their power to regulate abortion, and backers aren't sure they have enough support yet to get it on the ballot.

The Kansas House on Thursday was to debate a proposed amendment to the state constitution to overturn a Kansas Supreme Court decision last year declaring access to abortion a "fundamental" right under the state's Bill of Rights.

House members expected a final vote Friday to determine whether the measure goes on the August primary ballot after the Senate passed it last month. Approval by...

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