State Rep. Lisa Subeck
Press Release

Republicans play politics with women’s health, taking options away from pregnant women in medical crisis

Representative Lisa Subeck Questions Fast-Tracked Proposed Abortion Ban

By - Jul 9th, 2015 12:08 pm

MADISON –Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) released the following statement as the Assembly takes up SB179 in a special session.

“Republicans are playing politics with women’s health, inserting themselves into decisions that should be made privately between a woman and her doctor. We must protect a woman’s freedom to make her own health care decisions without interference from politicians.

We know that less than 1% of all abortions take place after 20 weeks in Wisconsin. Women who seek abortions at this time in their pregnancies are generally women who face serious and life-threatening health problems, untenable pregnancies, or severe fetal anomalies.

It is unconscionable that Republicans are using a special session to consider this legislation that would take medical options away from these most vulnerable women and families. However, Governor People: ,

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