Roe is overturned — Here’s what that means for abortion in Kansas

Abortion rights are currently protected in Kansas by a 2019 ruling by the state supreme Court, but a constitutional amendment on the August 2 primary ballot would pave the way for allowing new abortion restrictions if passed. Above, a sign and bumper sticker urging "yes" and "no" votes on the proposed amendment. File photos.

By Dylan Lysen

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, in a decision overturning the nearly 50-year-old case of Roe v. Wade, ruled that it’s up to each state to determine what, if any, restrictions to impose on abortion access.