Dane County Judge Issues Final Ruling on Wisconsin’s 1849 “Abortion Ban”

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2023

Yesterday, Judge Diane Schlipper issued her final ruling on Wisconsin’s infamous 1849 feticide law, deciding that it does not apply to consensual abortions. This afternoon, WORT News Producer Faye Parks spoke to Michelle Velasquez – Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Chief Strategy Officer – and Dr. Kristin Lyerly – one of the medical providers who joined the lawsuit. Velasquez says they’re now planning to resume abortion services in Sheboygan in the near future. And Dr. Lyerly is looking forward to practicing medicine in Wisconsin once again. But Dr. Lyerly also says...

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