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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 03:11 AM

Kansas moving closer to 2020 showdown over abortion after Supreme Court decision

TOPEKA -- Kansas is moving closer to a showdown over abortion that would add volatility to the 2020 elections.

In a landmark case this spring, the Kansas Supreme Court found the state constitution guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion. The decision set abortion opponents scrambling to fight back.

Now, the outline of their response is beginning to come into focus.

The state’s leading anti-abortion group, Kansans for Life, on Tuesday said its goal is to pursue a constitutional amendment next year to reverse the decision.

And lawmakers took their first steps toward considering an amendment by holding a hearing in Topeka where anti-abortion activists made the case for one.

Read more: https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article235683267.html

I expect that Gov. Laura Kelly will veto the legislation.

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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 08:40 PM

1. Here we go again!

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