Wisconsin governor, AG file legal challenge to 1849 abortion law
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has submitted a direct obstacle to the state’s 1849 legal abortion legislation that bans almost all abortions.
Evers, together with Attorney Common Josh Kaul, introduced the obstacle all through a press conference early Tuesday afternoon.
It arrives just after the Supreme Court’s selection to overturn Roe v. Wade previous week. Adhering to the determination, Wisconsin’s Prepared Parenthood explained it is “temporarily suspending” abortion providers and is seeking for lawful selections.
“I will by no means prevent fighting to assure each Wisconsinite has the proper to consult their household, their religion, and their health practitioner and make the reproductive healthcare determination that is ideal for them – a decisions that must be built without interference from politicians or associates of the Supreme Court who never know anything at all about their daily life situations, values, or obligations,” Evers explained in a statement.
Evers suggests his administration will fight the SCOTUS conclusion with “each individual electricity we have.”
Read through the comprehensive obstacle here.
Wisconsin’s 1849 law bans abortion, other than to help save the lifestyle of the mother. Below the law, doctors could be charged with felonies for undertaking abortions and encounter up to six yrs in jail and $10,000 in fines.