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Scott Walker Thinks Doctors Should Lie to Women

We all rely on doctors to give us accurate medical information. But Scott Walker thinks doctors should be allowed to lie to women to keep them from choosing abortion.

Grade

Wisconsin's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

96 percent of Wisconsin counties have no abortion clinic

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

State Affiliate

NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin
info@prochoicewisconsin.org
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Twitter: @NARALWI
Phone: 608.287.0016
Fax: 608.287.0176

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Scott Walker (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Wisconsin Assembly is anti-choice.
  • The Wisconsin Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Bans

Wisconsin has unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Wisconsin law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Wisconsin prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Wisconsin funds CPCs directly and refers women to CPCs.
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Insurance Prohibition for Abortion

Wisconsin restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Wisconsin allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Wisconsin restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Wisconsin law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Wisconsin subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Emergency Contraception

Wisconsin law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
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Guaranteed Access to Prescriptions

Wisconsin guarantees that women's birth-control prescriptions will be filled.
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Insurance Coverage for Contraception

Wisconsin law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication and employers that provide insurance coverage for prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
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Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Wisconsin provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
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Protection Against Clinic Violence

Wisconsin law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Wisconsin restricts post-viability abortion.
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