A tale of two states: Kansas, Indiana and the abortion wars to come

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — In this new post-Roe v. Wade era, the United States is quickly being transformed into divided islands, at least when it comes to accessing abortion services. Last week, Kansas and Indiana gave us a taste of what’s to come: a dystopian tale of two Americas. At the start of the week, the two conservative midwestern states separated by about six hours of cornfields had strikingly similar abortion laws. But they parted ways at the new American crossroads of reproductive rights by Friday evening.While they’re both still red states, they’re now universes apart after Kansas voters themselves, in a referendum, overwhelmingly maintained abortion as a right protected in the state constitution, even as, mere days later, the Republican-controlled Indiana state legislature and Gov. Eric Holcomb outlawed almost all abortions in the Hoosier State. The Kansas referendum – which attracted thousands of new voters – is now a cautionary tale to some on the right who fear the party woke ..
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