Kansas Voters Reject Anti-Abortion Constitutional Amendment

A majority of Kansas voters have voted against a ballot measure that would have allowed lawmakers in the state to ban abortion. The Aug. 2 vote drew intense interest as the nation’s first public referendum on abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in June.
On the “Value Them Both” proposed amendment to the state constitution, about 59 percent voted “no” to 41 percent who voted “yes,” with 99 percent of the expected vote reporting on Aug. 3, ABC News reported.
The proposal had generated more than $13 million in campaign spending by proponents and critics and dramatically boosted turnout for a primary ballot that otherwise featured few competitive races….

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