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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 …

Wisconsin Right to Life Celebrates First Amendment Victory

On July 1st, the Supreme Court delivered a major victory for free speech in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta.  This decision defended freedom of association, as found in the First Amendment, and struck down a California statute that required charitable organizations and non-profits to disclose the names and information of their major donors.   The ruling was based on …

Marjorie Dannenfelser & Heather Weininger: Democrats in Congress failing to allow vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Op-ed by Heather Weininger, WRTL Executive Director and Marjorie Dannenfelser, Susan B. Anthony List President ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY WISPOLITICS, June 30, 2021   The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. Our government’s most sacred duty is to safeguard the right to life for …

Teens Speak Out for Life through Teen Impact Writing Contest

The results are in! We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Teen Impact Writing Contest. We received submissions from teens across the state who used their unique voices to stand for life and speak out against abortion, euthanasia, and unethical fetal stem cell use. While we had many wonderful submissions, our judges chose …

Clara’s Story

Editor’s Note: Clara is the 11-year-old daughter of Joleigh Little, the Region 5 & 6 Field Representative at Wisconsin Right to Life. You can read Clara’s full adoption story, told from Joleigh’s perspective, here. Her story below was originally shared in the May 2021 Teen Impact Subscription Box, which focused on creating a culture of …

Pro-life display at the Milwaukee School of Engineering vandalized

On the morning of May 4th, the pro-life student group at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) set up a memorial display for the more than 19 million black lives that have been taken by abortion since 1973. MSOE Right to Life students had received prior permission from school administration to place 3,000 flags, along …

It’s National Volunteer Month! (Part 4)

It’s National Volunteer Month! Throughout the month of April, we’ll be highlighting some of our great volunteers from around the state, and sharing how you can connect with the pro-life grassroots network in your community.  This week, we’re featuring 2 volunteers who recognize the importance of passing down their pro-life values to their children – …

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