By Dave Andrusko Once upon a time, not so long ago, the nomination processes for both the Republican and Democratic parties seemed to be almost on automatic pilot. Not so, anymore. As NRL News Today wrote on Thursday, while Donald Trump remains the frontrunner in having the most convention delegates, he has lost his lead …Continue reading "Cruz maintains 10 point lead over Trump in Wisconsin, Sanders up on Clinton by 5 points"
By Dave Andrusko Two recent polls put Texas Senator Ted Cruz ahead of Donald Trump in Wisconsin (by 5 and 10 points, respectively) while Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders is narrowly ahead of Hillary Clinton in a new Marquette University Law School poll. While a Sanders win in the Badger State next week by itself …Continue reading "Cruz leads Trump in two Wisconsin polls, Sanders has narrow lead over Clinton in one poll"
By Dave Andrusko WUMW, Milwaukee’s public radio station, reported this morning that, as expected, Attorney General Brad Schimel will file an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court by today’s deadline asking the justices to review a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in case of emergencies. As NRL News …Continue reading "Wisconsin AG will appeal decision striking down state’s admitting privileges law"
By Chelsea Shields, Legislative Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Wisconsin has been very fortunate to have a pro-life governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general for the past few years. In addition, Wisconsin has pro-life majorities in both houses of the state legislature. Have you ever wondered what it would be like if the roles were reversed? …Continue reading "What would Wisconsin be like if pro-abortion leaders led the state legislature?"
“Today, Governor Walker signed AB 310 and SB 238 into law, redirecting taxpayer dollars to non-controversial health centers and stopping Planned Parenthood from overbilling Medicaid,” said Heather Weininger, executive director of Wisconsin Right to Life. “It was a joy to see these two pro-life bills signed into law, especially at Life’s Connection in Waukesha, an …Continue reading "Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Two Pro-Life Bills Into Law"
By Dave Andrusko It is now the turn of supporters of the Texas law to be heard March 2 by the Supreme Court, to send ‘friend of the court’ briefs to the justices. As we reported Monday and Wednesday. NRLC has filed a brief which carefully laid out why the justices should reject a challenge …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life Praises AG for filing brief in support of admitting privileges requirement"
On Wednesday, the Wisconsin state Senate passed two key bills to curb Planned Parenthood’s use of taxpayer dollars in the state of Wisconsin. AB 310/SB 237, which has already been passed by the state Assembly, redirects federal Title X family planning funds away from organizations that perform abortions, meaning $3.5 million taxpayer dollars will be …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life Applauds State Senate for Passing bills to curb PPFA’s use of taxpayer dollars"
By Chelsea Shields, Legislative Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Editor’s note. This was originally posted at rightwisconsin.com. Wisconsin has a pro-life State Senate, State Assembly, and Governor. They have protected life before, with the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Sonya’s Law, the Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act, and other important pieces of pro-life …Continue reading "It’s Time for the Wisconsin legislature to pass the Fetal Tissue Bill"
AG will ask Supreme Court to review decision By Dave Andrusko Had you been in attendance when a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments October 1, the one thing for sure you knew was that Judge Richard Posner would lambast Wisconsin’s law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges …Continue reading "Split appeals court panel strikes Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital"
By Heather Weininger, Executive Director. Wisconsin Right to Life In case you haven’t heard the good news, Appleton’s Planned Parenthood clinic is stopping all of its abortions for the next six months! Now, the sad news is that this is temporary. But this halt in the dismembering of the unborn reveals to us something important – …Continue reading "The Abortionist Shortage in Wisconsin and a Call to Action"
Editor’s note. Last week NRL News Today posted on the very difficult time a three-judge appeals court panel gave the office of Wisconsin’s attorney general. The state was defending Act 37 struck down in March by U .S. District Judge William Conley. The following comes from Wisconsin Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. “Wisconsin Right …Continue reading "Wisconsin RTL commends state AG for defending admitting privileges law"
By Dave Andrusko I was not there in Chicago, so I will have to go by media accounts of what a three-judge panel did to Assistant Attorney General Brian Keenan. Keenan was defending Wisconsin’s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. It was evidently not …Continue reading "Skeptical panel hears defense of Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital"