Wisconsin Republicans who control the Legislature are divided over whether to push for rape and incest abortion exceptions in the face of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ pledge to veto any bill that keeps the state’s 173-year-old ban in place.
Tag: Reproductive Health
Ascension to close South Side Milwaukee’s only labor and delivery unit, prompting questions and protest
Health care giant to close St. Francis Hospital Birthing Center on Dec. 23. Staff and patients see new hurdles for expecting mothers.
How Wisconsin’s abortion interest groups decide to endorse candidates
Wisconsin Watch checked the candidates on the ballot in the 2022 general election against endorsements from major groups supporting and opposing abortion rights.
Here’s what to know about abortion access in post-Roe Wisconsin
A guide for nativating reproductive health care under Wisconsin’s 173-year-old abortion ban.
Catholics run one-third of Wisconsin hospitals, putting many reproductive procedures off-limits
A retired obstetrician says Catholic restrictions kept her from providing the best care to patients: ‘When you have a moral conflict like that, it eats away at you.’
Catholic hospitals often only choice for women of color in Milwaukee
Expectant mothers in Milwaukee County have a wealth of hospitals to choose from. For the county’s black and Hispanic women, however, the choice is often a false one.
When Catholic hospitals merge, reproductive services can change
In some cases, changes in hospital ownership broadened access to reproductive services in Wisconsin, in others, it restricted it.