Draft Supreme Court decision would end nearly all abortion in MO, raise stakes of KS vote
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Abortions in Missouri will become illegal in all but the rarest of circumstances, under a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion striking down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that legalized the procedure nationwide. Missouri passed a law in 2019 that makes abortion almost entirely illegal if Roe is overturned, part of a measure prohibiting abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy that's currently under legal challenge. In Kansas, the draft raises the stakes in an upcoming fight at the ballot box over abortion access. Voters will decide on Aug. 2 whether the state constitution pr...