Wisconsin judge upholds earlier ruling that state law permits abortions

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023
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CHICAGO (CBS/AP) -- Democrats in Wisconsin are applauding a new ruling lifting a statewide ban on abortions. Last summer, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade reactivated a 1849 Wisconsin law that conservatives interpreted as banning abortion. Abortion providers in Wisconsin shut down out of fear of violating the ban. Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit days after Roe v Wade was struck down, arguing the Wisconsin law was too old to enforce, and a separate 1985 law permitting abortions before fetuses can survive outside...

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