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07.17.2014 | 96 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...
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
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Cuts to BadgerCare, child support enforcement and W-2 will harm women and girls

 Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-2015 state budget doesn’t include the drastic funding cuts and collective bargaining changes he imposed in his previous budget. But its mixed bag of income tax cuts, Medicaid
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Plus: Hero of the Week

 We’ve seen the ads everywhere—on buses and bus shelters, on billboards and on the Internet. They usually feature a woman in soft-focus, worried about her pregnancy, and will refer that woman to a 24/7 help line, often
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
Four Thumbs Up: Seeing 11 movies over the 15-day Milwaukee Film Festival, and still wanting more, was a testament to this year’s film selection and diverse programming. B&D highlights included a midnight viewing of wildly funny and...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

The public rejects the Republicans' attack on abortion

Lost in the uproar over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's ignorant comments...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
 Frosty Theater-going: On the coldest night in February, the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s October: Before I Was Born played to a full house at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio

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