Statement from Senator Jon Erpenbach on the passage of Senate Bill 179 – Abortion Ban
"Women and families in Wisconsin facing difficult decisions have had their health and lives put on the line with the passage of the dangerous abortion ban authored by Senator Lazich."
“Women and families in Wisconsin facing difficult decisions have had their health and lives put on the line with the passage of the dangerous abortion ban authored by Senator Lazich. Not one person in the Senate today is qualified to make these types of medical decisions, we are not doctors we are politicians. This bill puts the health of women on the line and prevents medical professionals from making decisions with their patients. By moving ahead with legislation that we know contains junk science that places non-medical terms in the statute, even the author must admit this Legislation is doomed to land in the courts. In the meantime we have threatened doctors and women in Wisconsin for political gain.”
Press Releases by Jon Erpenbach
Senator Erpenbach has worked in the Legislature to regulate issue ads since his election in 1998 to the Senate.
“The nursing home fund raid without Legislative approval is not business as usual as Governor Walker and DVA bureaucrats would like you to believe.”
"From here, it looks like decisions have been made to cut costs that are sacrificing resident care and comfort, perhaps just to bank money for other uses."
Statement from State Senator Jon Erpenbach on the US Supreme Court decision to reject admitting privileges and clinic shutdown laws
Higher student fees and less state support for our university system are on the agenda this week in Madison.