• Kansas Abortion Vote Offers First Test of New Post-Roe Battleground: State Constitutions

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    As the heat index topped 100 degrees in Johnson County on Saturday, dozens of canvassers fanned out over affluent suburbs to knock on strangers' doors and talk about an emotional, fraught, and, in many cases, very personal issue: the Kansas constitution.
    The state's voters are being asked to amend its constitution to explicitly say that it does not contain a right to abortion. The ballot measure, which was first proposed in 2020, is intended to undo a 2019 Kansas Supreme Court ruling that found that right was implicitly part of the state's governing document.
    The Aug. 2 vote will mark the...
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