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07.17.2014 | 68 days ago | Posted at 01:43 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Republican Gov. Scott Walker has been horrible on women’s health issues.  But, fortunately, the courts aren’t complying with his agenda. The latest strike against Walker’s regressive policies is today’s decision by a state circuit court that Walker and the state Legislature’s ending of medication abortions was illegal. There are two kinds of abortion—surgical and via medicati...
03.06.2014 | | Posted at 03:53 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Next Wednesday, March 12, the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will hold its annual Bill of Rights celebration.ACLU has been working hard on a number of projects including, most prominently and recently, trying to strike down Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban in federal court. But it’s also focusing on empowering youth, ensuring fair funding for public transit, bl...
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013
 In recent years, an unholy alliance between conservative Catholic clerics and right-wing politicians has become so brazen many people may have forgotten there was once widespread fear of
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Extreme pro-life movement jeopardizes abortion, IVF treatments, contraceptives and stem cell research

 Bills bubbling up in the state Legislature would grant new legal rights to fertilized eggs that would trump the health and well-being of Wisconsin women and turn
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Part of a national wave to chip away at women’s reproductive freedom

 Like Texas and North Carolina, the Republican-dominated Wisconsin Legislature is in the midst of passing highly restrictive anti-abortion laws, including one that forces

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