Published by the Capital City Hues on August 8, 2022
The first state coming into the ring to defend abortion rights scored a knockout. Kansas voters delivered a decisive punch at the polls and soundly rejected a state constitutional amendment to strip abortion rights. This should make Republicans stand up and pay attention because Kansas is one of its own conservative states. Could this rebuke be the start of political momentum by woke voters? I wrote in a previous column that we are not going away quietly.
Despite the majority of Americans supporting the concept of a woman’s right to choose (some polls say as high as 70 percent), the conservative U. S. Supreme Court blatantly abused its power in June to overturn Roe v. Wade. The constitutional amendment had been on the books for half a century. Read more.