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Kansas Citians rally at Mill Creek Park following abortion ruling

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Posted at 5:31 PM, Jun 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-24 18:35:56-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dozens of Kansas Citians were part of a rally early Friday night in protest of the Supreme Court’s ruling that overturned abortion protections in Roe vs. Wade.

Organizers handed out signs to those gathered at Mill Creek Park just off the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.

A public address system was also being set up as those gathered prepared to lead the rally.

The park’s location in Missouri puts it in one of the states that enacted trigger laws Friday, making illegal most forms of the procedure.

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The park has long been a gathering spot for protests, including those who took to the park in May and June 2020 rallying over police brutality in the wake of the George Floyd murder.

This is a developing story and will be updated.