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Abortion rights face voter test in Kansas after Roe v. Wade reversal

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By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) – Voters in Kansas will decide on Tuesday whether the state constitution should go on protecting abortion rights in a closely watched referendum that could lead to abortion access being curtailed or banned in America’s heartland. The vote is the first statewide electoral test of abortion rights since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. Voters are being asked whether they want to amend the Kansas state constitution to assert there is no right to abortion. The amendment’s passage, which requires…

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