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Feb 21, 2024

DA asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to decide abortion lawsuit without lower court ruling

A Republican prosecutor asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday to decide whether a 174-year-old state law bans abortion in the state without waiting for a ruling from a lower appellate court.

Feb 18, 2024

State governments looking to protect health-related data as it’s used in abortion battle

Some state governments and federal regulators were already moving to keep individuals' reproductive health information private when a U.S. senator's report last week offered a new jolt, describing how cellphone location data was used to send millions of anti-abortion ads to people who visited Planned Parenthood offices.

Oct 27, 2023

Abortions in the US rose slightly post-Supreme Court ruling, study finds

The total number of abortions provided in the U.S. rose slightly in the 12 months after states began implementing bans on them throughout pregnancy, a new survey finds.

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Sep 14, 2023

Abortions to resume in Wisconsin Monday

Abortions in Milwaukee and Madison will resume Monday.

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Aug 24, 2023

In-fighting erupts among Republicans at first GOP Debate in Milwaukee

Sparks flew at Wednesday's debate with internal attacks within the Republican party.

Aug 17, 2023

Appeals Court upholds legality of abortion pill, with restrictions

A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday the abortion pill Mifepristone remains legal, however, set restrictions on patient access, according to court documents obtained by the Wisconsin Law Journal. The Appeals Court ruling sets the stage for a final decision before the United States Supreme Court on the future legality of one of the most frequently […]

Jul 10, 2023

Stymied by the US Supreme Court, Biden wants voters to have the final say on his agenda

After major blows to his agenda by the U.S. Supreme Court, President Joe Biden is intent on making sure voters will have the final say.

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Jul 9, 2023

Wisconsin judge: Lawsuit to repeal abortion ban can continue

“There is no such thing as an `1849 Abortion Ban` in Wisconsin,” the judge wrote.

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May 30, 2023

Republicans introduce bill that ups penalty for performing abortion

Wisconsin Republicans released a package of legislation Tuesday that would tweak the state's abortion ban by increasing the penalty for performing abortions and specifying medical procedures to save a mother's life don't qualify as abortion.

May 4, 2023

Wisconsin judge to hear first arguments in abortion lawsuit

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul filed the lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court last June seeking to repeal the ban.

Apr 14, 2023

US Supreme Court asked to preserve abortion pill access rules

The Biden administration and a drug manufacturer asked the Supreme Court on Friday to preserve access to an abortion drug free from restrictions imposed by lower court rulings, while a legal fight continues.

Apr 13, 2023

DOJ to ask US Supreme Court to put abortion pill limits on hold

A federal appeals court ruled that the abortion pill mifepristone can still be used for now but restored restrictions on the drug in a decision that the Justice Department said Thursday it would swiftly challenge at the Supreme Court.

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