Abortion amendment will scare off businesses, Kelly says


Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday warned that a proposed constitutional amendment reversing a state Supreme Court ruling on abortion will deter businesses from coming to Kansas.

Less than 24 hours after the Senate approved the amendment, Kelly used her platform as governor to campaign against the measure, which is now headed to the House for consideration.

"We have businesses looking at Kansas and considering relocating and growing our economy," Kelly told reporters at a hastily called news conference in the aftermath of the Senate's vote.

"Regressive actions such as the one endorsed last night in the Senate, will make . . .


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