Senate GOP leader wants Sheboygan District Attorney to enforce abortion ban, defy court ruling

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023
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MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Republican district attorney said he will abide by a judge's ruling and not enforce the state's 1849 abortion ban pending an appeal, a decision the GOP leader of the state Senate wants him to ignore. Sheboygan County District Attorney Joel Urmanski said he plans to appeal Dane County Judge Diane Schlipper ruling that makes abortions legal again in Wisconsin. On Tuesday, Schlipper reaffirmed her ruling from July that the state's 1849 abortion ban applies to feticide, not consensual medical abortions. "I am obligated to...

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