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Wisconsin Right to Life

Mar 8, 2017

Democrats propose legalizing assisted suicide

Democrats in the state Legislature want to legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill people in Wisconsin.

May 14, 2014

Court: Campaign finance laws went too far (UPDATE)

A federal appeals court on Wednesday declared major portions of Wisconsin's campaign finance law unconstitutional in a decision that experts said would have little immediate effect but would make it clear that the rules must be rewritten.

Dec 12, 2011

Federal appeals court strikes down Wis. donation law (UPDATE)

A federal appeals court has struck down a Wisconsin law limiting how much any one person can donate to independent political action groups.

Dec 12, 2011

Constitutional Law — First Amendment — campaign limits

11-2623 Wisconsin Right to Life State Political Action Committee v. Barland

Dec 6, 2011

Prosecutors clear groups of election bribery

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Milwaukee County prosecutors have cleared both a conservative anti-abortion group and a liberal labor organization of bribing voters during last summer’s state Senate recall elections. The district attorney’s office filed a letter Monday in circuit court announcing the end of its investigations. Wisconsin Right to Life was accused of offering gift […]

Aug 2, 2011

Court tosses Wisconsin limit on PAC donations (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling could lead to even more spending in Wisconsin’s recall elections. A 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled Monday that the state’s $10,000 annual contribution limit on so-called “super PACs,” or political action committees that do not coordinate with specific […]

May 27, 2011

Feds: Wis. man planned to kill abortion doctor

By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Marshfield man who planned to kill abortion providers in Madison this week was thwarted on the eve of the intended attack when his gun accidentally fired in a motel room, leading to his arrest for reckless endangerment, according to a federal complaint filed Thursday. Ralph Lang, […]

Apr 1, 2011

Appeals court denies campaign finance law motion

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — A state appeals court turned aside a request Friday from Wisconsin Right to Life to block the public financing system from providing matching funds to candidates for Tuesday’s Supreme Court election. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling came hours after the anti-abortion group filed […]

Apr 1, 2011

Federal judge upholds campaign finance law (UPDATE)

A federal court in Wisconsin upheld the state’s Impartial Justice Act which provides for public financing of state Supreme Court elections. In his decision on Thursday, District Court Judge William Conley ruled that the law did not infringe on free speech rights, as alleged by the primary plaintiff in the case, Wisconsin Right to Life. […]


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