If Kansas bans abortion
Kansas, a red state with its own litany of abortion regulations, has become an unlikely
sanctuary for people across the Midwest and the South with even less access to abortion. Plus, Kansas City Today is talking to people across the city about what they've learned in year two of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Texas passed a law restricting abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy, clinics in Kansas and Oklahoma found their lobbies suddenly full. But next year, Kansas voters are set to decide whether or not there's a constitutional right to abortion.
If Kansas bans abortions, where will these patients go next? From a clinic in Wichita, Abigail Censky of the Kansas News Service reports that the future of abortion across the region could shift quickly.
As we enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kansas City Today is taking a special look at how people in our community are doing. We speak to Fahteema Parrish, president and founder of Parrish & Sons Construction, about labor shortages and the struggles to keep herself and her staff safe.
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