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Wisconsin Abortion

Laura Bassett

GOP Lawmaker Makes Very Puzzling Abortion Argument | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

As the Wisconsin State Assembly debated a GOP-backed bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Democrats chastised their colleagues across th...

Laura Bassett

Mother's Health Takes Backseat To Fetus' In Wisconsin Abortion Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics

A Wisconsin state Senate committee advanced an abortion restriction on Thursday that prioritizes the health of the fetus when the pregnant woman's lif...

Laura Bassett

Scott Walker-Backed Abortion Bill Would Allow Father To Sue For Emotional Damages | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said this week that he would sign a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy that does not contain exceptions for ...

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects State's Abortion Case

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in the legal fight over a ne...

Laura Bassett

The 9 Worst States For Reproductive Rights In 2013 | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

While 2011 went down in history as the worst year for women's reproductive rights, 2013 has officially become the second worst, as Republican state la...

Wisconsin's Anti-Abortion Law Smacked Down Again

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled Wednesday to extend a stay placed on a newly passed law that cuts the number of abortion clinics in the state. E...

It's Not About the Ultrasound

Muriel Hogan | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Muriel Hogan

Our clinic might close this week. Wisconsinís new abortion law, Act 37, has been delayed by a temporary restraining order until a hearing July 17. If the law goes into effect, Affiliated Medical Services will close its doors after 30 years as a Milwaukee abortion provider.

GOP, Pro-Life Groups Push Contentious Personhood Measure

Greenfield Patch | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

State Rep. André Jacque (R-De Pere) is seeking legislative sponsors for a proposed amendment that would give fetuses the same constitutional rights a...

Border Grilled

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Other than the draconian jihad on women's rights that Republican legislatures have passed in both states, the two states have something else in common. They both border Illinois. Wisconsin to the north, Iowa to the west.

Woman Calls Out GOP For 'Sticking Their Nose In My Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Tensions flared on the floor of the Wisconsin state Senate on Wednesday, when emotional testimony from both sides was interspersed with back-and-forth...

'I Think Most People Think Ultrasounds Are Just Fine'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Tuesday that he would sign a law requiring women to undergo ultrasounds before having an abortion. "I don't ha...

Denying Women Their Rights, Criminalizing Doctors

Anu Kumar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Anu Kumar

Having been successful in creating onerous barriers to abortion -- technically still a legal procedure in the United States -- at the state level, anti-abortion activists continue their assault.

Wisconsin's Planned Parenthood Suspends Non-Surgical Abortions

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, April 21 (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has suspended non-surgical abortions in response to...

Wisconsin Republicans Move To Limit Abortion Coverage

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin State Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill that will limit abortion coverage, as well as a measure imposing abstinence-only sex education...