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Why Kansas' vote to preserve abortion rights has the country talking

Why Kansas' vote to preserve abortion rights has the country talking

2 and overwhelmingly rejected a proposed amendment that would have removed the right to an abortion from the state constitution and opened the door for the Republican-controlled legislature to pass restrictions or an outright ban.Five Facts What would the proposed amendment have done?For More What students can do: If you are interested in the ways that elections in your area will affect the fight over abortion in your state or in the country as a whole, check out the resources below.Summary Voters in Kansas turned out in record numbers on Aug.

To find out if abortion is directly on the ballot in your state: To research the candidates running for office in your area and their positions on abortion and other issues, check out the VOTE411 Voter Guide: Leo Kamin, a sophomore at Amherst College and Classroom’s summer intern, wrote today’s Daily News Lesson with editing by Evelyn Chi.What could they do to reach or appeal to different age groups?

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