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Cruz leads Trump in two Wisconsin polls, Sanders has narrow lead over Clinton in one poll

Two recent polls put Texas Senator Ted Cruz ahead of Donald Trump in Wisconsin (by 5 and 10 points, respectively) while Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders is narrowly ahead of Hillary Clinton in a new Marquette University Law School poll. While a Sanders win in the Badger State next week by itself would not seem …

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Issues raised as the Supreme Court Considers Texas Abortion Law–Part 2: A Dying Business

Editor’s note. In last Wednesday’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, litigants made several key contentions they say demonstrate that HB 2 resulted in an “undue burden” on women seeking abortions in Texas. At issue in the challenge to portions of HB 2 are two requirements: that abortionists have …

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Issues raised as the Supreme Court Considers Texas Abortion Law–Part 1: Behind the Clinic Closures

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research In reading through the transcript of the oral arguments made before the Supreme Court in last Wednesday’s case of Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, there are several pivotal contentions challengers made in seeking to overturn HB 2, the 2013 omnibus Texas pro-life law. We …

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Wisconsin Attorney General will appeal decision striking down state’s admitting privileges law

WUMW, Milwaukee’s public radio station, reported this morning that, as expected, Attorney General Brad Schimel will file an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court by today’s deadline asking the justices to review a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in case of emergencies. As NRL News Today reported, on …

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It’s Time to Pass the Fetal Tissue Bill

           Wisconsin has a pro-life State Senate, State Assembly, and Governor. They have protected life before, with the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Sonya’s Law, the Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act, and other important pieces of pro-life legislation that were all made into law. And now, Wisconsin’s legislative majorities …

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Rally for Life!

TIME CHANGE! Who: All pro-life Wisconsin citizens! – Sponsored by Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Family Action, Wisconsin Right to Life What: (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE!) 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. – Rally outside at King Street Entrance to State Capitol. Pro-life leaders and authors of AB 305/SB 260, AB 310/SB 237, and AB 311/SB 238, as available, …

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It’s Been a Great Year – Let’s Thank Our Legislators!

It takes a lot to change the culture for life, whether by activism, volunteering, giving, or legislative action. That’s why, looking over this past year, we as a pro-life movement have accomplished much, especially in the legislative arena. This past year we had some big legislative priorities – and thanks to the leadership of our …

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Sen. Erpenbach and Rep. Taylor Want to Walk Back Protections for Women and the Unborn

From the Wisconsin Right to Life News Release:  “Sen. Erpenbach and Rep. Taylor are clearly dissatisfied with the incredible right-to-life legislative gains we have made to inform women about the reality of abortion, and to protect the unborn from painful late-term abortions,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “Their so-called ‘Patients …

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