By Dave Andrusko Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has filed a motion asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Act 37 (also known as Sonya’s Law). The bill passed with healthy margins in both houses last year and in July Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure into law. Part of the law is …Continue reading "Wisconsin Attorney General Files Petition with Supreme Court to Uphold Abortionist Admitting Privileges requirement"
In June 2013, the Wisconsin state legislature enacted Sonya’s Law which was signed by Governor Scott Walker in July. Sonya’s Law has two main provisions: Require that a woman seeking an abortion have an ultrasound to give her more knowledge about her unborn child. Require that an abortion provider have admitting privileges at a …Continue reading "Courts review prolife laws"
By Barbara Lyons, executive director, Wisconsin Right to Life Sonya’s Law went into effect in July of this year. Last Friday morning, the team responsible for enactment of Sonya’s Law got together to relive, remember, and celebrate this tremendous gain for Wisconsin mothers and babies. Sonya’s Law requires that a woman view an ultrasound of …Continue reading "Emotional Celebration of Sonya’s Law"
By Barbara L. Lyons, Wisconsin Right to Life Executive Director Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. The top legislative priority of Wisconsin Right to …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life Thrilled with Enactment of Sonya’s Law Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko An update on Wisconsin’s “Sonya’s Law” (see “Wisconsin Governor Walker Signs Sonya’s Law!”) Yesterday, U.S. District Judge William M. Conley, in what was described by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a “hastily called hearing,” placed a temporary restraining order on that portion of Senate Bill 206 that requires an abortionist to have …Continue reading "Judge places temporarily restraining order of a portion of Wisconsin’s “Sonya’s Law”"
Lawsuit Challenging the New Law by Abortion Clinics Demonstrate a Disregard for the Welfare of Women Today, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 206 (Sonya’s Law) into law. This important new law requires that women seeking abortions in Wisconsin be given the opportunity to see their unborn children through ultrasound. The type of ultrasound …Continue reading "Wisconsin Governor Walker Signs Sonya’s Law!"
“We stand with women who want to make a truly informed decision”. . . Senator Mary Lazich, Author of Sonya’s Law Wisconsin Right to Life today is hailing the passage of Senate Bill 206 (Sonya’s Law) in the State Senate. “Wisconsin Right to Life is deeply appreciative to Senator Mary Lazich for her tremendous leadership …Continue reading "Wisconsin State Senate Approves “Sonya’s Law”"