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Wisconsin Abortion

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Abortion Law Questioned By Chicago Judges

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — An appellate court on Tuesday questioned a lawyer for the state of Wisconsin about why lawmakers singled out abortion clinics in requ...

GOP Tries To Slow Anti-Abortion Push In Key States

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Abortion is still legal but getting one in many states will be difficult if laws passed this year are upheld by the courts. In a mar...

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...

Judge Blocks New Wisconsin Abortion Law

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening to block enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who...

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...