Legislation

Frequently asked questions on Wisconsin Family Action’s Domestic Partnership Registry legal challenge, updated June 25, 2013

 
 

ACTION ALERT: Moving Pro-Life Bills Promptly in Wisconsin

Seven months after two bills were given to State Senate President Republican Roger Roth, they are now finally formally introduced. Senate rules stipulate that the Senate President is to “promptly” introduce bills given to him from senate authors. Introduction includes getting a bill number and a committee assignment, the first major steps in the legislative […]

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WFA/pro-life orgs ask Congress to pass budget reconciliation bill; stop funding of Planned Parenthood

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Daily Fantasy Sports Bill is Disguised Legalized Gambling Bill

2017 | September 16  Daily Fantasy Sports Bill is Disguised Legalized Gambling Bill

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WFA to register in favor of AB 206/attend hearing today – stops UW from performing abortions

July 17, 2017 – Madison, WI – Wisconsin Family Action president Julaine Appling will attend the Assembly Committee on Science and Technology tomorrow at the state capitol and register favor of Assembly Bill 206 (companion bill SB 154) which prohibits both the UW System and Clinics Authority employees from performing abortions during the scope of […]

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WFA Legislative Update – Bills to Follow

AB 64 – Budget bill – currently at a standstill as Republican-controlled Senate and Assembly have major disagreements over at least 2 key areas of spending: K12 education and transportation. WFA has weighed in on several budget provisions, including funding a PR campaign to promote the Success Sequence (finish school, get a job, marry and […]

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WI State Assembly steps in on behalf of parents

This week a Wisconsin Assembly Committee held a public hearing on two bills, AB 300 & AB 304, that would ensure school districts provide timely and complete notification to parents about any and all federal, state or local mandated tests, except those required for high-school graduation and would also make it clear that parents in public […]

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Taxpayers shouldn’t be paying for anyone’s abortion, directly or indirectly

State Rep. André Jacque (R-DePere, photo left) and Sen. Dave Craig (R-Town of Vernon) have introduced a bill (AB 127) that would stop the state from making health insurance plans that cover abortions available to employees. The bill had a public hearing in the Assembly Health Committee on Wednesday, April 19. While no pro-abortion groups showed […]

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WFA Testifies In Favor of AB 57 – “Deadbeat Parent” bill

Testimony in Support of Assembly Bill 57 Assembly Committee on Public Benefits Reform Public Hearing, April 11, 2017 Julaine Appling President, Wisconsin Family Action Thank you, Chairman Krug and committee members, for the opportunity to submit in writing the testimony I gave today before the committee in support of Assembly Bill 57. Wisconsin Family Action […]

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It’s all about recognizing dignity/humanity of aborted, stillborn or miscarried babies

This month State Senator Terry Moulton (R-Chippewa Falls) and State Representative Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) sent a memo to their legislative colleagues inviting them to join them as co-sponsors of the bill package known as the Heal Without Harm Initiative. This initiative is comprised of two bills. One bill bans the trade and use of the body […]

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Wisconsin docs say fetal tissue from abortions (still) not needed for research/medical treatments

Two bills have recently been introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature to provide a path forward for biomedical research that honors the dignity of the human beings that it is meant to serve. These are the Fetal Remains Respect Act and the Unborn Child Disposition and Anatomical Gift Act, part of the Heal Without Harm Legislative […]

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