Democrats Offer Abortion Referendum. Again

Democrats Offer Abortion Referendum. Again

Asks voters if 1849 ban should be repealed. But referendum must wait for April 2024.

More Than 1,000 at State Capitol Abortion Rally

More Than 1,000 at State Capitol Abortion Rally

March on 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade draws attention to state Supreme Court race.

Gov. Evers, AG Kaul File New Brief in Direct Challenge to Wisconsin’s 1800s-era Criminal Abortion Ban

Gov. Evers, AG Kaul File New Brief in Direct Challenge to Wisconsin’s 1800s-era Criminal Abortion Ban

Lawsuit challenges archaic abortion statute banning nearly all abortions in Wisconsin, including in cases of rape and incest

Gov. Evers, Democrats Call for Advisory Referendum on Wisconsin’s Criminal Abortion Ban on April 2023 Ballot

Gov. Evers, Democrats Call for Advisory Referendum on Wisconsin’s Criminal Abortion Ban on April 2023 Ballot

Ballot initiative would ask voters whether Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban should be repealed to restore the rights afforded to Wisconsinites under Roe v. Wade

Wisconsin’s 1849 Abortion Ruling Will Still Be Hot Issue in 2023

Wisconsin’s 1849 Abortion Ruling Will Still Be Hot Issue in 2023

Since Roe-vs-Wade ruling, an average of nearly 300 Wisconsin abortion-seekers traveled to Illinois each month.

Baldwin Proposes Federal Travel Funding For Abortion Seekers

Baldwin Proposes Federal Travel Funding For Abortion Seekers

But abortion rights advocates say bill unlikely to get through Congress.

Supervisor Clancy Applauds Finance Committee Approval of Abortion Advisory Referendum
Republicans Immediately Adjourn Evers’ Special Session On Abortion Referendum

Republicans Immediately Adjourn Evers’ Special Session On Abortion Referendum

Proposal would have allowed a referendum to overturn 1849 abortion ban.

What’s Next For Lawsuit Over Wisconsin’s 1849 Abortion Ban?

What’s Next For Lawsuit Over Wisconsin’s 1849 Abortion Ban?

Attorney General Josh Kaul pursuing lawsuit to block law's enforcement.

Republican Michels Flip-Flops on Abortion

Republican Michels Flip-Flops on Abortion

Republican candidate for governor changed his position on exceptions to state abortion ban.

Gov. Evers Calls Special Session of the Legislature to Create a Pathway for Wisconsinites to Repeal 1849-era Criminal Abortion Ban
Ron Johnson Suggests Direct Referendum on Abortion Ban Exceptions

Ron Johnson Suggests Direct Referendum on Abortion Ban Exceptions

Sen. Johnson suggests abortion ban exceptions for rape or incest be decided by referendum.

What They’re Saying: Ron Johnson’s Support For Federal Abortion Ban
Senators Baldwin, Warren, and Hirono Urge the Biden Administration to Take Concrete Actions to Expand Access to Medication Abortion

Senators Baldwin, Warren, and Hirono Urge the Biden Administration to Take Concrete Actions to Expand Access to Medication Abortion

“As states escalate bans and restrictions on abortion, there is more urgency than ever to take immediate steps to expand access to medication abortion”

Can Abortion Pills Be Mailed Legally in Wisconsin?

Can Abortion Pills Be Mailed Legally in Wisconsin?

It's legal to receive them in the mail, but a physician could be charged for mailing them.

Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Docs Traveling to Illinois to Provide Care

Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Docs Traveling to Illinois to Provide Care

Earlier this year, physicians sought licenses in Illinois in case Roe was overturned.

Anti-Abortion Groups Want To Tighten 1849 Ban

Anti-Abortion Groups Want To Tighten 1849 Ban

Seek to end 19th century law’s exception to protect life of a mother.

Kaul, Evers Sue to Challenge 1849 Abortion Ban

Kaul, Evers Sue to Challenge 1849 Abortion Ban

Suit says 1849 law superseded by later laws, names GOP legislative leaders as defendants.

Gov. Evers, AG Kaul Announce Direct Legal Challenge to Wisconsin’ s 1800s-era Criminal Abortion Ban

Gov. Evers, AG Kaul Announce Direct Legal Challenge to Wisconsin’ s 1800s-era Criminal Abortion Ban

In wake of U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, lawsuit challenges archaic abortion statute banning nearly all abortions in Wisconsin, including in cases of rape and incest

PPWI Leaders Applaud AG Josh Kaul’s Challenge to WI Criminal Abortion Ban
Out-Of-State Abortion Providers Will Help Wisconsin Patients

Out-Of-State Abortion Providers Will Help Wisconsin Patients

Clinics in Illinois, Minnesota get ready for huge influx of patients from other states.

Clinician Says Abortion Ruling Hurts Patients in Poverty

Clinician Says Abortion Ruling Hurts Patients in Poverty

A Milwaukee clinician said her patients are "already at a disadvantage."

Evers Offers Clemency For Doctors Prosecuted for Providing Abortions

Evers Offers Clemency For Doctors Prosecuted for Providing Abortions

Governor made commitment during keynote speech of the state Democratic Party Convention.

Questions Linger Over Post-Roe Landscape in Wisconsin

Questions Linger Over Post-Roe Landscape in Wisconsin

Is the state's abortion ban from 1849 enforceable? Is abortion the first right, thought protected, to be repealed?

Abortion Rights Protest Calls for Supporters to Organize

Abortion Rights Protest Calls for Supporters to Organize

Activists call on abortion rights supporters to organize political opposition to abortion bans, abortion opponents.

DA Chisholm Won’t Prosecute Abortion Cases

DA Chisholm Won’t Prosecute Abortion Cases

District Attorney John Chisholm signs joint statement committing not to prosecute "those who seek, provide, or support abortions."

End Abuse Expresses Fear That Supreme Court Decision Dobbs v. Jackson   Will Have Drastic Consequences for Survivors of Domestic Violence
Steering and Rules Committee to hear women’s reproductive freedom file Monday
Rep. Bowen Statement on SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Rep. Bowen Statement on SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Decision in Dobbs Goes Against the Will of the People and Will Hurt Marginalized Communities Most

WisGOP Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling