Stories tagged: "Roe v. Wade"


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Public Harassment Amid Personal Heartbreak: A Wisconsin Woman’s ‘Late-Term’ Abortion Story

“I still cannot tell you exactly when life begins,” Heather Martell told UpNorthNews. “But I can tell you when motherhood begins: as soon as that first pregnancy test becomes positive.”

State Capitol abortion protest
The Post-Roe Future Is Now—and It’s Dangerous for Wisconsin Women

Wisconsin is getting national attention as the state’s pre-Civil War abortion ban forces women with life-threatening conditions to wait for doctors who have to wait for lawyers.

Then Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh shakes hands as he meets with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Ron Johnson “fully supportive” of overturning 50 years of Supreme Court precedent

In a recent interview with Brian Kilmeade, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson boasted about his own role in overturning Roe v. Wade. Referencing the recent Dobbs decision that overturned nearly 50 years of Supreme Court precedent Johnson said, “I’m fully supportive of what the Supreme Court did. I obviously confirmed the justices that handed down that...

President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Here’s What’s In Biden’s Executive Order Protecting Abortion Access

Only a national law can bring back a national right that some states have taken away from women. Biden can reinforce access to information and the right to seek care in other states.

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With Roe Gone, Wisconsin Neighbors Offer Rides to Other States for Women in Need of Care

Abortions remain legal in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota.

‘Nobody Ever Expects to Meet Me’: Planned Parenthood Doctor Explains What Her Job Is Really Like

Q & A with Dr. Allie Linton, Associate Medical Director of Planned Parenthood Wisconsin

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Evers and Kaul Sue to Have Wisconsin’s 1849 Abortion Ban Declared Invalid

The governor and state attorney general argue the ban is too old and is also superseded by a 1985 law that would still permit abortion prior to viability.