On Wednesday, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed four lifesaving bills. One will ensure babies born alive after failed abortion attempts are given the same standard of care as children born alive naturally. Another will protect unborn children from abortions that are based on their sex, race, or disability diagnosis. The third will require women who …Continue reading "Wisconsin State Assembly Passes Package of Four Pro-Life Bills"
Please call or email your State Representative today and ask them to pass all of the pro-life bills as they are currently written. You showed up in Madison to support the bills, but now your elected officials need to hear from you. Votes will be held on: AB 179 / SB 175BORN ALIVE SURVIVORS PROTECTION …Continue reading "Call or Email Your Wisconsin State Representative TODAY!!"
By Martin M. Barillas MADISON, Wisconsin, April 24, 2019— Right to Life of Wisconsin deplored Democrat Gov. Tony Evers’ vow to veto legislation that would save babies who survive abortion. “Thankfully, Wisconsin did pass a bill to protect unborn babies born alive from failed abortion attempts that was signed into law” in 2013, said Heather …Continue reading "Wisconsin governor to veto anti-infanticide bill that’s ‘redundant’ and ‘not a productive use of time’"
By Dave Andrusko It wasn’t until more a week after the final votes were tallied, but last week State Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer conceded she had lost the race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court to her colleague Brian Hagedorn. “We knew it was going to be close,” Neubauer told the Milwaukee …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life Congratulates WI Supreme Court Justice-elect Brian Hagedorn"
By Dave Andrusko In 2017, for the first time in eight years, the number of abortions increased in Wisconsin, according to the Department of Health Services’ annual report released Tuesday. There were 5,818 abortions performed in Wisconsin in 2017, up from 5,612 reported for 2016. “Abortions in the state had dropped each year since 2009, …Continue reading "Wisconsin sees increase in abortion numbers for 2017"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On Tuesday, August 14, voters in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin went to the polls to determine their nominees for the November 6 general election. Today we will focus on the outcomes in Minnesota and Wisconsin: MINNESOTA National Right to Life-endorsed Republican state Senator Karin Housley …Continue reading "Tuesday’s Primary Election results in Minnesota and Wisconsin"
Rolls back taxpayer funding for abortion under state employees’ health plans Earlier today Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed AB 128 into law, ensuring that no taxpayer dollars pay for elective abortions under state employees’ health plans. “Wisconsin Right to Life has been waiting 23 years for this major step to roll back taxpayer funding for …Continue reading "Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs AB 128 Into Law"
By Heather Weininger, Executive Director The newly released Department of Health Services Reported Induced Abortions in Wisconsin report show a decrease in the number of abortions from 5,660 abortions in 2015 to 5,612 abortions in 2016—48 fewer abortions. “These are mothers and unborn children spared from the pain of abortion, thanks to much of the …Continue reading "In 2016 number of abortions in Wisconsin continue to decline"
By Amy Gehrke, Wisconsin Right to Life The terrible news broke Friday afternoon: Planned Parenthood will open a new, $8 million, state-of-the-art abortion facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 10th. Adding to this shocking news is the fact that the abortion giant is paying for the new killing center entirely with private donations. The …Continue reading "Bad News for Milwaukee’s Most Vulnerable"
Numbers drop again in 2016 “Over the past seven years, Wisconsin has seen an incredible and steady decrease in its abortion rate, and this lifesaving trend is continuing,” shared Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “The 2016 released abortion numbers reveal there were 48 fewer abortions in 2016 than in 2015. These …Continue reading "Wisconsin Abortions Continue to Decline"
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will speak tomorrow and open the second day of the 47th annual National Right to Life convention, which kicks off this morning at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee. First held in Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. in 1971, the annual National Right to Life Convention brings …Continue reading "Governor Walker to speak at the 47th annual National Right to Life Convention in Milwaukee"
By Dave Andrusko The NRLC board of directors met this past weekend to conduct the business of the preeminent single-issue pro-life organization in the nation. Much of the conversation revolved around today’s vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme …Continue reading "“Keeping Tomorrow Alive” is powerful theme of June 29-July 1 NRLC Convention in Wisconsin"