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Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY THE WASHINGTON POST, November 30, 2021   It’s the moment conservatives have been waiting for. Oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday represent the best opportunity leaders on the right have had in decades to gut the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which codified a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion …

Advocates await US Supreme Court arguments in abortion cases

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY PBS WISCONSIN, November 23, 2021   On Dec. 1, the U.S Supreme Court hears oral arguments in what’s described as the most influential abortion case in nearly 50 years. The high court’s action on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health could over-turn Roe v. Wade and criminalize abortions across the county, including in Wisconsin. “It’s important to to really …

Pro-Life is Pro-Women

By Abigail Crneckiy, Intern Too often, the pro-life movement is labeled anti-women by those who claim that we only care about the unborn child in the womb, and not his or her mother. (As if we have to pick and choose who is cared for!) The pro-life movement rejects this unnecessary conflict between care for …

Wisconsin Senate Passes Four Pro-Life Bills to Defund Planned Parenthood and Save Babies From Abortion

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY LIFENEWS, October 20, 2021   The Wisconsin Senate passed four pro-life bills by a strong majority Wednesday to educate and empower parents while protecting their unborn babies from being killed in abortions. One bill, sponsored by state Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, would require abortionists to inform their patients about the life-saving abortion …

ACTION ALERT: Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12th

The Wisconsin State Senate Committee on Health will hold a Public Hearing at 10:00AM on Tuesday, October, 12th, for the following bills: SB 591: A Woman’s Right to Know Act Introduced by Senator Kapenga and Speaker Vos, SB 591 would require physicians to explain that women have a small opportunity of time in which the …

Wisconsin Bill Would Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY LIFENEWS, October 5, 2021   Wisconsin Right to Life strongly supports the full passage of three pro-life bills circulated today for co-sponsorship in the Wisconsin State Senate and Assembly. Introduced by Senator Testin and Representative Dittrich, the Shield the Vulnerable Act would ban abortions that are performed solely based on the sex, …

ACTION ALERT: Public Hearing on Thursday, October 7th

The Wisconsin State Assembly Committee on Health will hold a Public Hearing at 9:00AM on Thursday, October, 7th, for the following bills: AB 6: Born-Alive Abortion Survivor Act Introduced by Senator Roth, AB 6 would require life-saving support to be administered to children born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. AB 593: A Woman’s …

Wisconsin Senate Passes Bill to Stop Infanticide, Provide Medical Care for Babies Who Survive Abortions

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY LIFENEWS, September 28, 2021   The Wisconsin Senate passed a bill Tuesday to protect newborn babies who survive abortions from infanticide. Sponsored by state Sen. Roger Roth, R-Appleton, the Born Alive Abortion Survivor Act (Senate Bill 16) passed in a 19-12 party-line vote, the AP reports. The bill would require abortionists and any …

Abortion emerges as key issue in Wisconsin’s 2022 gubernatorial race

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY THE WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, September 12, 2021   Abortion has emerged as a major issue in Wisconsin’s 2022 gubernatorial election after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block a new Texas law banning most abortions in that state. Already, former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, a Republican who this past week announced her bid …

20 Years Later: A Reflection on 9/11 and the Value of Life

by Heather Weininger, WRTL Executive Director   It’s hard to believe that it has been 20 years since the horrific events of September 11th.  Like many of you, I can remember almost every detail of that day like it was yesterday.  The skies were bright blue that day in Washington, D.C. Not a cloud in the …

What would a post-Roe Wisconsin look like?

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY THE CAPITAL TIMES, September 10, 2021   Since at least 1849, it’s been illegal to perform an abortion in Wisconsin. Since 1973, that law has been unenforceable under the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. Advocates on both sides of the issue agree that, nearly 50 years since the landmark …

How Texas’ new restrictions to abortion could impact Wis. laws

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY NBC15, September 3, 2021   MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – After a Texas law banning most abortions took effect this week, pro-life and pro-choice advocates in Wisconsin predict their state’s own abortion laws will not drastically change under the current administration. Texas now prohibits abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, as the …

Overheard at Lifest

A young lady stopped by our Lifest booth to thank us for the work we do. When her mother was 13, she was raped and became pregnant. While at a Planned Parenthood clinic, she began to have second thoughts and reached out to Wisconsin Right to Life. Needless to say, she did not go through …

Defunding Planned Parenthood: Closing a Loophole in Wisconsin

by Heather Weininger, WRTL Executive Director ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY SOCIETY OF ST. SEBASTIAN, July 15, 2021   The tie between medical students in the obstetrics residency programs across our country and Planned Parenthood runs deep. Since 2008, there has been an established relationship between Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. and the University of Wisconsin Hospitals …

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