The decision is a stunning reversal of a guarantee that permitted medical providers to administer thousands of abortions in Wisconsin each year for decades.
US Supreme Court , Overturns 'Roe v. Wade'.
Evers said he "will do everything in his power" to fight the ruling, including pardoning individuals charged under Wisconsin's nearly complete ban on abortion.
Though abortion will remain legal in Illinois, a steady influx of out-of-state patients may unleash "a massive ripple effect" that could potentially impact access.
"We are headed down a dangerous spiral that will erode our democracy," Pritzker said.
Some anti-abortion rights groups, like Pro-Life Wisconsin, want to alter a provision in the state's near-complete abortion ban that allows abortions for when it's necessary to save the mother's life.
During the last 50 years, the Supreme Court's membership and views on abortion regulations have changed. Here's a breakdown of some major rulings, including today's that overturned Roe v. Wade.
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, ending the federally protected right to an abortion.
Here's what Wisconsin legislators and advocates on both sides of the abortion issue had to say about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning a national ban on abortion.
As reported by WisPolitics.com, former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman testified on Thursday that he deleted 2020 election probe records even after open records requests were submitted and worked out of a public library during a time he said he was bedridden with COVID-19. The testimo…
"It appears to this court that at this point whatever records may have been responsive are gone … that's for a separate day," Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn said.
That happened just an hour before a Pence aide denied Johnson chief of staff Sean Riley's attempt to pass those documents, which falsely stated Trump won Michigan and Wisconsin in November 2020, to the vice president.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the Aug. 9 primary election is Aug. 4.
The awards — funded through borrowing authorized in the current two-year budget — are expected to bring broadband service to nearly 83,000 homes and more than 4,500 businesses across the state.
As reported by WisPolitics.com, the latest Marquette University Law Poll shows businessman Tim Michels and former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch neck and neck in the GOP primary for governor. The poll also showed Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes and Alex Lasry, on leave from his post with the Milwaukee B…
Johnson said the bill erodes Second Amendment protections through a provision providing resources to states to adopt so-called red flag laws to remove guns from people deemed dangerous.
The rankings come as legislative Republicans prepare to reject a special session called by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers seeking a repeal of Wisconsin's 173-year-old abortion ban.
The latest poll finds that 27% of Republican primary voters support Michels, the millionaire co-owner of Brownsville-based Michels Corp., while 26% support former Lt. Gov. Kleefisch. The poll has a margin of error of 6.3% among GOP primary voters.
If doctors break the law, which could activate if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, they risk a felony conviction punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway said the city must do its part to help cut global greenhouse gas emissions in half in the next seven years, which scientists have warned is necessary to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change.
"That's the only ticket that the governor had, the only tool that he could play," Pfaff said.
La Crosse Common Council member Chris Woodard is making a run for state Assembly, running as a Republican against longtime Democratic Rep. Jill Billings in the 95th District, according to paperwork filed with the Wisconsin Elections Commission.
On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced the federal approval of vaccinating children ages 6 months through 5 years against COVID-19. Children within this age group can begin receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations this week as shipments of both authorized Pfizer and M…
"Do not give that to him," a top Pence aide told the staffer, Sean Riley, on Jan. 6, 2021, when Riley said the senator wanted to deliver the fake Trump electors to him.
Michael Gableman is expected to be back in court on Thursday as part of another case filed by liberal watchdog group American Oversight seeking records related to the GOP-ordered probe into the 2020 election.