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Wisconsin Republicans Advance Fetal Tissue Research Ban

The state's GOP lawmakers looking to stop fetal tissue research have met opposition from both the medical community and Wisconsin's powerful business lobby.

The state’s GOP lawmakers looking to stop fetal tissue research have met opposition from both the medical community and Wisconsin’s powerful business lobby.

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Wisconsin Republicans Push to Ban Fetal Tissue Donation, Require Aborted Fetuses Be Buried or Cremated

Reps. Andre Jacque (R-De Pere) and Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) circulated a draft of the bill this week and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) promised a floor vote for the bill even though it hasn’t yet been formally introduced.

Reps. André Jacque (R-De Pere) and Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) circulated a draft of the bill this week and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) promised a floor vote for the bill even though it hasn’t yet been formally introduced.

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Pro-Life Wisconsin Renews ‘Personhood’ Effort

With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a "personhood" measure.

With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a “personhood” measure.

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Wisconsin Plays Catch Up With Abortion Restrictions and CPC Funding

AB 252 would require fetal remains to be handled through "burial, interment, entombment, cremation, incineration, or delivery to a medical or dental school anatomy department as an anatomical gift." But the bill's sponsor says telling patients about this process would place an "undue burden" on them.

Anti-choice lawmakers in Wisconsin, nearly done tussling over the yearly budget, are now turning their attention back to reproductive rights restrictions.

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Wisconsin’s One-Man Abortion Restriction Crew Preps New Bills

State Rep. Andre Jacque (R-DePere).

State Rep. Jacque must be preparing to win the “most anti-woman” award in the Wisconsin legislature this session.

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