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Walker signs slew of controversial legislation, including anti-abortion and sex ed bills

April 7, 2012


Wisconsin State Journal, April 7, 2012 by The Associated Press Gov. Scott Walker quietly signed a set of contentious GOP bills barring abortion coverage through health insurance exchanges, requiring doctors to consult privately with women seeking abortions and mandating sex education teachers stress abstinence. Walker, a Republican, signed the bills Thursday but didn’t announce the […]

An ounce of prevention (Abortion is not the answer, but education, prevention and intervention are)

April 3, 2012


The Washington Post, April 2, 2012 by Petula Dvorak Demonstrators standing outside women’s clinics protesting abortion, meet Christina Ramos. And Charnisa Royster. And Lateaisha Brooks. And about a dozen others. That’s what some of the folks have been doing at the Germantown clinic of LeRoy Carhart, who is one of the few doctors in the […]

Wisconsin Republicans Pass Abortion, Abstinence-Only Sex Education Bills

March 14, 2012


Huffington Post, March 14, 2012 by Leigh Owens The Wisconsin State Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill that will limit abortion coverage, as well as a measure imposing abstinence-only sex education in schools. The abortion bill, passed by a vote of 61-34 in the Republican dominated assembly, bans abortion coverage under a private health insurance […]