Rep. Sharice Davids backs federal law to stop any state from banning abortions

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U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, who represents Johnson County in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, said she thinks access to abortion is actively endangered in Kansas. She's trying to pass a federal law protecting the right to an abortion. Photo illustration credit Celia Llopis-Jepsen ad Chris Neal/Kansas News Service.

By Abigail Censky 

While Kansas inches toward a 2022 vote that could reel back abortion rights, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids wants to enshrine access to the procedure in federal law so that states like her own can’t ban it.