Abortion is on the ballot in Kansas in August. Here's what to know before the election
A crowd gathers outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on May 3, 2022, after a purported leak says that Roe vs. - Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS

For now, the Kansas Constitution protects the right to an abortion because of a state Supreme Court decision. But that could change in August, when voters decide on a constitutional amendment that would overturn that decision. The vote is getting more attention this week because a draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision was leaked, saying Roe v. Wade will be overturned, leaving decisions about abortion rights up to individual states. A final Supreme Court decision is expected this summer. Here's what you need to know about the August Kansas vote: Why does the Kansas Constitution now protect the...