Kansas Abortion Fight Confronts Guv Kelly

Over the course of the campaign we've seen the Kansas Guv working to emphasize economic recovery and job creation over her clumsy approach to culture war. 

And, Kansas Republicans are dancing around the abortion issue until AFTER they secure victory. 

However . . . Credit to national MSM as they push the abortion issue front and center as midterm elections approach.

Here's a status update from a progressive publication that's informative overall . . .

Kansas already voted down its own abortion ballot measure, which failed 59 percent to 41 percent, with turnout well exceeding expectations. But that doesn’t mean the fight over abortion rights in the state is done: Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is up for reelection in a tight race. She has served as a veto on further abortion restrictions floated by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature, including one in 2019 that would have forced doctors to post a notice of the possibility of a medication abortion “reversal,” though she has said she would not try to repeal existing 22-week restrictions.

Her opponent, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, has said that he respects the results of the vote on the ballot measure, but that it “does not mean the discussion has ended.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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