How Kansas Saved Abortion … For Now (with Rachel Sweet)
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The first chance voters had to weigh in on abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade was in the reliably conservative state of Kansas. And, despite all odds, Kansas voters rejected the GOP-led effort to restrict abortion. Gloria gets the details on the big victory for abortion rights from Rachel Sweet, campaign manager for Kansans for Constitutional Freedom. Gloria and Rachel discuss how the campaign built a pro-choice coalition across party lines, what they heard from voters on abortion as they canvassed the state, and why she knows the fight in Kansas isn’t over, despite this win. Plus, could this victory be a roadmap for other states considering abortion bans?

 

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