A sense of rage and eagerness to mobilize resonated among those in attendance at the Indigenous Community Center’s awareness event Saturday. It provided space to release emotions and celebrate cultural identity.
A regional director of the Value Them Both Coalition told a meeting of Reno County Republicans last month that the organization has legislation ready to ban abortion in Kansas if voters adopt a constitutional amendment Aug. 2.
The details of what abortion looks like in Kansas are obscured by hyperbole surrounding the Aug. 2 vote on a constitutional amendment. This will be the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade that any state’s voters will consider the subject of abortion.
The Indigenous Community Center (ICC) this Saturday will host an awareness event focused on abortion justice and how Indigenous people have been impacted ever since white settler colonization first occurred.
Here’s our quick and easy voter guide — find out how to quickly register to vote, what’s on the Aug. 2 ballot, and choose how to cast your ballot in Douglas County, Kansas.
Protesters rallied and marched in downtown Lawrence Saturday, calling for fellow Kansans to vote “no” to the constitutional amendment that could lead to a statewide abortion ban.
“As someone who considers himself pro-life, I should be celebrating the recent Dobbs case that the Supreme Court used to overturn Roe v. Wade. But I’m very concerned today,” John Tures writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
An open forum Friday afternoon invites the public to hear from two KU Law professors about the legal ramifications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision ending the federal right to abortion services.
Two state legislators from Lawrence on Thursday shared some concerns they have looking ahead to the Aug. 2 election, when Kansans will decide whether to remove the protection of abortion from the state’s constitution.
Kansas saw a flood of out-of-state patients seeking abortion care before the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. Although more states enacted their own restrictions, a Kansas clinic does not expect to see another influx of women because the trek will be too far for them.
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