Stories tagged: "Reproductive Rights"

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...

Abortion rights supporters gather for a "pink out" protest organized by Planned Parenthood in the rotunda of the state Capitol Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Harm Venhuizen)
Michels Financed Cell Phone Surveillance of Women Accessing Health Care Facilities

Recently uncovered donations from Republican nominee for Governor Tim Michels charitable foundation show that the Trump-backed candidate’s donations financed a highly controversial program that surveilled the cell phones of women seeking healthcare access.  The stunning disclosure has put Michels on the defensive at a crucial juncture in his bid to unseat Democratic Governor Tony Evers....

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speak during a news conference to discuss the introduction of the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
Ron Johnson’s Long History of Supporting a National Abortion Ban, Explained

Sen. Ron Johnson has co-sponsored multiple bills to ban abortion nationwide over the last ten years, supported the effort to overturn Roe v. Wade, and even bragged about his role in overturning Roe. This week Republican Senator Lindsay Graham reintroduced federal legislation that would ban all abortions after just 15 weeks. In the wake of...

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul speaks during a news conference with Gov. Tony Evers regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's recent overturning of Roe v. Wade in Milwaukee, Wis., Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
State Attorney General Race Could Decide Reproductive Freedom in Wisconsin

Wisconsin's Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit to overturn Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban. His opponent, Republican Eric Toney, opposes reproductive freedom and said he would enforce the ban.

A still from the Defend Choice Week of Action ad, "They Said It Themselves."
Want to Fight for Abortion Rights? Here’s One Way to Get Involved.

The Democratic Party’s “Defend Choice” Week of Action includes a new TV ad in Wisconsin that directs viewers to go to to get involved in the nationwide effort to protect abortion access.

Graphic by Shana Ford and Desiree Tapia, Photograph courtesy of Rev. Katey Zeh
A Pro-Choice Pastor on Why Fighting for Abortion Rights Is Central to Her Faith

A majority of Americans who follow a religious tradition support abortion being legal. Rev. Katy Zeh shares her faith journey from an evangelical upbringing to CEO of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.