Wisconsin has 54 million square miles, five and a half million people and only three medical clinics that provide abortion services. For women seeking abortions who live outside of Milwaukee or Madison, finding a safe and supportive place to stay is a significant financial and emotional obstacle. A new program, called, appropriately enough, Patient Stays […]
What challenges face the pro-choice movement now that Scott Walker signed the anti-abortion bill? The law now bans all abortions after 20 weeks. Today host Karma Chavez talks with Wendi Kent, a local reproductive rights activist on this, the attacks on Planned Parenthood, and reproductive rights.
Natalie Deibel, NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Board Member, and Jennifer Smith discuss the bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks in Wisconsin.
How will the State Senate vote today on Wisconsin’s 20 week abortion ban? What is happening with abortion rights nationally? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
MADISON (WORT) — Last week–while being interviewed for a St. Louis talk radio program–Walker proclaimed his support for the state’s mandate on ultrasounds, stating that they are, “a cool thing.” Kristian Knutsen reports.
Is abortion a moral right and a social good? Is it a common part of a woman’s reproductive life? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!