Yes. While mifepristone’s most common use is medically induced abortions, it can also be used as a treatment for Cushing syndrome.
GOP prosecutor urges judge to toss Wisconsin abortion suit
Attorneys for a Republican prosecutor urged a judge Thursday to toss out a lawsuit seeking to repeal Wisconsin’s 174-year-old abortion ban, arguing that a newer state law permitting pre-viability abortions complements the ban rather than supersedes it, as Democrats maintain.
Sen. Ron Johnson renews call for Wisconsin abortion vote
Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is renewing his call for a statewide vote in Wisconsin on abortion rights, but has declined to say how he would vote on such a measure.
Are there penalties in Wisconsin for people who take an abortion pill?
No. Abortion is generally illegal in Wisconsin, but state laws do not penalize those who get one.
Have dozens of attacks on churches and pro-life clinics occurred since last summer?
Yes. More than 100 attacks on churches and pro-life clinics have occurred since May 2, 2022, when the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked.
Wisconsin Supreme Court control, abortion access at stake
Control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and likely the future of abortion access, Republican-drawn legislative maps and years of GOP policies, rests with the outcome of Tuesday’s election in the key swing state.
Does Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion law allow abortion only for women who are in danger of dying?
Yes. The Wisconsin law prohibiting nearly all abortions states:
“Any person, other than the mother, who intentionally destroys the life of an unborn child is guilty of a Class H felony.”
Evers pushes to repeal Wisconsin abortion ban ahead of court election
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and his fellow Democrats worked Tuesday to keep the spotlight on abortion ahead of next month’s state Supreme Court election, resurrecting a bill that would repeal the state’s 1849 ban on the practice. Democrats introduced the bill in June days before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark […]
Has Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Janet Protasiewicz campaigned in support of abortion rights?
Yes. Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz has stated support for reproductive rights during her campaign for Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Debate on abortion access turns to Wisconsin high court race
National groups on both sides of the abortion fight are pledging significant spending in the race for a pivotal seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, tossing the perennial battleground state into the spotlight of the searing debate over abortion access.
Abortion among major issues at stake in Wisconsin court race
A conservative tilt on the Wisconsin Supreme Court has given Republicans victories in high-stakes cases in recent years, from voting restrictions to gerrymandered legislative districts.
Abortion front and center in Wisconsin Supreme Court race
A liberal judge running in a pivotal race to determine majority control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court is touting her support for abortion rights in the first two television ads of the closely watched race.