Democratic voters are being targeted with an unsolicited text message that falsely claims a “yes” vote on the amendment would preserve reproductive rights in Kansas. The constitutional amendment vote is also drawing piles of cash, misleading ads, and church activism.
Douglas County voters showed up to the polls in droves Monday — the last opportunity to cast a ballot early, before Election Day. Here are some photos + how to cast your ballot tomorrow.
Proponents call it the “Value them Both” amendment. These women would dispute that characterization. And much misinformation has swirled around the amendment ahead of Tuesday’s election.
As Kansans prepare to vote on the future of abortion, rural western Kansas offers a preview of what life with an abortion ban might eventually look like for the rest of the state.
Lin Marando said her abusive partner drove her to Overland Park for her abortion four years ago. Her decision was nuanced and informed by her own life and body: she was only 20, and she has cystic fibrosis, making her pregnancy high risk.
The Kansas secretary of state predicted Friday competitive races and the proposed abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution could drive an extra 200,000 voters to the polls in the primary election.
Dickinson County officials threatened to arrest Democrats who were protesting near the county courthouse in Abilene in opposition of the constitutional amendment on abortion.
If somebody honks at you downtown Saturday afternoon, it’s (hopefully) just a friendly reminder to get to the polls on or before Aug. 2.
Abortion rights advocates dismiss a legal opinion from Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt as a ploy intended to bolster the chances of passing a change to the state constitution.
Two speakers will offer an opportunity Saturday for voters to learn about the “Value them Both” amendment on Kansans’ Aug. 2 ballots, in the context of the state’s history.
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