Several local organizations and groups are partnering for an upcoming rally and march to call for people to vote no to the Aug. 2 ballot question that would remove legal protection of abortions in Kansas and pave the way for a total ban.
The first of two filing deadlines to run for elected office this year was noon Wednesday. Here are the candidates who have filed for those offices, plus issues that will be on the ballots.
After a leaked U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark case that promised women the right to abortion, an August vote to amend the Kansas Constitution over abortion has taken on heightened importance.
Some, but not all, election filing deadlines are different this year because of the delay caused by redistricting.
Hundreds of students at Lawrence and Free State high schools walked out of their buildings at 11 a.m. Tuesday in protest of Kansas’ current state of affairs.
More than 100 students filed outside West Middle School on Thursday morning to demonstrate their support of bodily autonomy and the right to choose abortion.
The stakes for the August vote over a Kansas constitutional amendment on abortion access were made clear by the leak of a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion striking down federal abortion rights.
The “Value Them Both” amendment would pave the way to a complete ban of abortion in Kansas despite language implying otherwise, panelists said Saturday. If the majority votes “yes” in August, legislators could ban abortions even in cases of rape, incest, and risk of death.
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