Stories tagged: "Reproductive Rights"


How Wisconsin’s Spring Election Will Impact Your Life for the Next 10+ Years

Wisconsin’s February and April elections will decide the future of reproductive rights, legislative maps, the governor’s powers, and maybe even the results of the 2024 presidential election.  You have the opportunity to change the direction of our state and our country. All you have to do is VOTE.

The Best Of: Wisconsin Health & Wellness in 2022

To borrow a line from Disney's Frozen, "for the first time in forever" every moment of 2022 was not defined by COVID. Instead, a large chunk of the year's health headlines was devoted to the overturning of reproductive options and its impact on Wisconsin women. But not all headlines were bad. Here are several "good news" standouts.

Photograph courtesy of Kate Duffy
‘He Knows What It’s Like’: Moms for Mandela Founder and Wisconsin Mom Turned Grief Into Action to Elect Mandela Barnes to the Senate

Driven by a series of mass shootings and the Supreme Court’s decision striking down Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin mom Kate Duffy launched Moms for Mandela, a grassroots group working to elect Democrat Mandela Barnes to the US Senate.

‘I’m Leading the Fight’: Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul on the Fight for Reproductive Freedom

During our recent interview with Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, he spoke about why reproductive freedom is so critical and why he, and not Republican Eric Toney, is the right choice for Wisconsin AG.

FILE - Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., the ranking member of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee On Investigations, speaks as the panel holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, July 26, 2022.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Ron Johnson Wants to Talk About Anything but His Plan to Cut Social Security and Medicare

In an effort to obscure his unpopular record, Sen. Ron Johnson and his allies have run a barrage of misleading, racist TV ads distorting Mandela Barnes’ record on criminal justice to convince voters Barnes is responsible for a surge in crime. 

EXCLUSIVE: From Restoring Reproductive Freedom to Saving Social Security, Democrat Mandela Barnes on How He’d Improve Your Life

In an exclusive interview with UpNorthNews, Wisconsin's Lt. Gov and Democratic nominee for US Senate Mandela Barnes talks about his background, why voting matters, and his fight to restore reproductive freedom and protect Social Security.

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Dem AG Kaul priorities: Reproductive freedom, ‘Safer Wisconsin’ legislation

Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul delivered the most high profile speech of the fall campaign this week during an appearance at the Wisconsin Counties Association annual conference in Baraboo. According to the Associated Press, Kaul told conference goers – county officials from across the Badger State – that his top priority as Attorney General has...