Though Walker has managed to convince voters he deserves another term, his election is a blow to reproductive rights advocates in the state and around the country.
While the current political environment in Wisconsin favors GOP lawmakers devoted to the anti-choice agenda, politicians hoping to appeal to a wider audience may need to reconsider how to gain the support of voters both inside and outside their base, while balancing the need for support from the major anti-choice action groups.
As a result of anti-choice policies and budget cuts, four clinics providing health care to low income and rural Wisconsin patients will close.
Why should birth control be impossible to access? Because God.
The Tea Party is ready to make some citizen arrests.
The 2011–12 school year brought the typical array of controversies over sexuality education in public and private schools, along with exciting news of new sexuality-education standards.
When Scott Walker ran for governor, his supporters made the race about reproductive rights. Now it looks like they are ready to do it again.
Anti-choice advocates are anxiously supporting Governor Scott Walker, saying birth control and abortion may lie in the balance.
Tanya Atkinson, Executive Director of Wisconsin Planned Parenthood kicked off a rally of pro-choice, pro-women supporters on the steps of the state capital in Madison today with this simple and important call, “If you’re mad as hell, say hell yeah!” The crowd of over 400 responded with an overwhelming, “Hell Yeah!”
They gathered on the west steps to protest the Republican held legislature on the last day of this 2012 session.