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Another Wisconsin Health Provider Ceases Medication Abortion in Face of Vague New Regulations

May 22, 2012

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NARAL Pro-Choice, May 22, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Law signed by Governor Scott Walker limits options for women facing unintended or untenable pregnancies. Madison, WI – Last month, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin announced it would suspend providing medication abortion in response to Act 217, a law adding vague, unnecessary, and intrusive restrictions for abortion providers and […]

New anti-abortion law could lead to criminal charges for doctors

April 20, 2012

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Channel3000.com, April 20, 2012 MADISON, Wis. – Planned Parenthood suspends nonsurgical abortions A new Wisconsin law that could lead to criminal charges for doctors who perform abortions is prompting Planned Parenthood to suspend nonsurgical abortions. RU-486, an artificial steroid that helps terminate pregnancy, will no longer be an option for Wisconsin women looking to terminate […]