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Kennedy Retirement Opportunity to Nominate Another Pro-Life Judge

“Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement signals a major opportunity to protect unborn children,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “President Trump now has the opportunity to nominate another pro-life judge to the Supreme Court.”  Today, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his intention to retire, effective July 31st, 2018. Justice Kennedy has …

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NIFLA v. Becerra Ruling a Win for Free Speech

“Wisconsin Right to Life applauds the Supreme Court’s ruling today in NIFLA v. Becerra, ensuring that the free speech rights of pregnancy resource centers are protected,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life.   A California law passed in 2015 forced pregnancy resource centers to share pro-abortion information and make referrals for abortions, even though such …

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WRTL PAC Announces First Round of Endorsements

Wisconsin Right to Life’s Political Action Committee has endorsed the following candidates for the August 14th, 2018 Primary Election:  Wisconsin State Senate  District 1 Andre Jacque* (R)  District 23 Kathy Bernier (R)  Wisconsin State Assembly  District 3 Ron Tusler* (R), Incumbent  District 4 David Steffen (R), Incumbent  District 14   Matt Adamczyk (R)  Robin Moore (R)  District 15 Joe Sanfelippo* (R), Incumbent  District 22 Janel Brandtjen* (R), Incumbent  District 23 Jim Ott (R), …

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Mothers and Their Unborn Children Battling Addiction Still Protected Under WI Law

Yesterday, the challenge to 1997 Wisconsin Act 292, also known as the Unborn Child Protection Act or the “Cocaine Mom” law, has been ruled moot by the Seventh Circuit Court due to the plaintiff moving out of state. The Unborn Child Protection Act provides protection to unborn children while giving their mothers who are battling …

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Title X “Protect Life Rule” is Reinstated

“Wisconsin Right to Life applauds HHS Secretary Alex Azar and the entire Trump administration for reinstating Title X regulations that disentangle the Title X program from the abortion business,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “Abortion is not family planning. These long overdue rules will not reduce Title X funds by …

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Planned Parenthood Expands Their Abortion Business…Again

“After opening a glitzy $8 million abortion facility in Milwaukee last year, Planned Parenthood is expanding their abortion business again, this time in Sheboygan,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. Today, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin announced that they are opening a new clinic in Sheboygan that will offer chemical abortions up …

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Wisconsin Right to Life Applauds Confirmation of Judge Michael Brennan for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

“Wisconsin Right to Life applauds the confirmation of Judge Michael Brennan for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “Michael Brennan is a distinguished attorney, a respected judge, and a dedicated public servant. His broad legal background and commitment to the law will serve him well in his role as …

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It’s Time to Disentangle the Title X Program from Abortion Providers

“Wisconsin Right to Life is in full support of any move to disentangle the Title X program from abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “Expanding eligibility in the Title X program to alternative providers who have no involvement in the abortion industry is a positive …

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Wisconsin Right to Life Thanks Speaker Paul Ryan for His Service

“Wisconsin Right to Life thanks Speaker Paul Ryan for his service both to Wisconsin and our country,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “Ryan has spent his entire career supporting the right to life cause, and we will truly miss his leadership in Congress. On a more personal note, I worked …

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Governor Walker Signs AB 128 Into Law

“Today, Governor Walker signed AB 128 into law, which ensures no taxpayer dollars pay for elective abortions under state employees’ health plans,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “Wisconsin Right to Life has been waiting 23 years for this major step to roll back taxpayer funding for abortion, and we are …

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