Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Scott Walker (R) is anti-choice.
- The Wisconsin Assembly is anti-choice.
- The Wisconsin Senate is anti-choice.
Wisconsin has unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal bans on abortion.
Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay
Wisconsin law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
Counseling Ban/Gag Rule
Wisconsin prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Wisconsin funds CPCs directly and refers women to CPCs.
Insurance Prohibition for Abortion
Wisconsin restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
Refusal to Provide Medical Services
Wisconsin allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Wisconsin restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Wisconsin law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
Wisconsin subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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.
Wisconsin law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
Guaranteed Access to Prescriptions
Wisconsin guarantees that women's birth-control prescriptions will be filled.
Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning
Wisconsin provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
Protection Against Clinic Violence
Wisconsin law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Wisconsin restricts post-viability abortion.