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Kansas legislators review proposed anti-abortion amendment


January 15, 2021

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion opponents and abortion rights supporters on Friday previewed arguments they'll make to voters if lawmakers put a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution on the ballot.

House and Senate committees heard testimony on a proposal to overturn a Kansas Supreme Court decision in 2019 declaring access to abortion a "fundamental" right under the state constitution. The measure would declare there is no state right to abortion and the Legislature has broad authority to regulate it.

Both Republican-controlled committees are expected to approve the me...

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