Clarification: Election 2022-Republicans-Abortion story

Sep 1, 2022, 11:35 AM | Updated: Sep 2, 2022, 4:04 pm
Iowa Republican candidate for Congress Zach Nunn, left, laughs while talking with Arvin Foell of Ke...

Iowa Republican candidate for Congress Zach Nunn, left, laughs while talking with Arvin Foell of Kelley, Iowa, during an appearance at the Iowa State Fair, in Des Moines, Iowa, August 12, 2022. Nunn is among more than a dozen strict abortion opponents running in competitive House, Senate and governor races working to soften his profile in light of increased enthusiasm among Democratic voters since the June U.S. Supreme Court decision reversing a federal right to abortion. (AP Photo/Thomas Beaumont)

(AP Photo/Thomas Beaumont)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story published Sept. 1, 2022, The Associated Press reported that an Aug. 25 op-ed by Kansas Republican House candidate Amanda Adkins on her opposition to a federal ban on abortion came after months of silence from her following the May 3 leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion signaling Roe v. Wade was in jeopardy. The story should have made clear that Adkins’ spokesperson had been quoted in a July 4 story saying Adkins opposed the ban.

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Clarification: Election 2022-Republicans-Abortion story