Wisconsin Family Voice

The official blog of Wisconsin Family Action.

Court Decisions Matter

WFA president Julaine Appling, “Court decisions matter, especially those from our nation’s highest court. No doubt they shouldn’t matter as much as they do these days.  Our founders designed a government with 3 branches that are meant to check and balance each other, not one where one branch holds the other two hostage. Thomas Jefferson said […]

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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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AG Schimel “Unborn Child Protection Act protects mothers and unborn children” from impact of opioid addiction

From a press release from Attorney General Brad Schimel’s (photo left) office on Friday, July 7, 2017: “Earlier this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a stay in Anderson, et al. v. Loertscher, a challenge to the state’s Unborn Child Protection Act, over the dissenting votes of Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor. The […]

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Can the government tell you when and where your child will die? Yes. Yes, they can.

An incredibly complicated and heartbreaking life-and-death medical case has sparked an international debate: It’s the case of little Charlie Gard. Charlie suffers from an extremely rare and deadly genetic disorder called Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome. Mitochondria “are structures within cells that convert the energy from food into a form that cells can use.” Because of his […]

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SCOTUS decision “encouraging” says WFA president Julaine Appling

The Supreme Court ruled decisively Monday that religious institutions should be eligible to receive public funds for purely secular purposes. … Even though the state’s denial of funds likely would lead only to “a few extra scraped knees,” Roberts said, “the exclusion of Trinity Lutheran from a public benenfit for which it is otherwise qualified, solely […]

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Watch Appling and Heal Without Harm Coalition on Wisconsin Eye “On Tap”

WFA president Julaine Appling, along with the Heal Without Harm Coalition comprised of representatives from Wisconsin Right to Life, Pro-Life Wisconsin, Wisconsin Catholic Conference and others will be on Wisconsin Eye’s program “On Tap” Wednesday, June 21 from 3 to 3:30 p.,m. airing from Genna’s Lounge in downtown Madison. The HWH Coalition will be interviewed […]

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WFA president keynote speaker at Wolf River Patriots Annual Picnic 6/27

Wolf River Area Patriots Annual Picnic Tuesday, June 27th, 5:30 p.m. At Riverside Park Pavilion, New London, Wisconsin 1215 W. Wolf River Ave. Serving Brats, Burgers, and Soda  Program at 6:15 p.m. with speaker: Julaine K. Appling, President of Wisconsin Family Action With Live Music by “The Mustard Seeds” Topic: “Defining & Defending the Pillars […]

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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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Double Honor For Mothers and Fathers!

Board members and friends who deeply value the work Wisconsin Family Action and Wisconsin Family Council do in strengthening, preserving and promoting marriage and family want to give double honor over the next 2 months to mothers and fathers, the very heart of every family. These generous friends believe our work is critical and are offering […]

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