Legislation

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

 
 

Wisconsin Family Action Legislative Update

WISCONSIN FAMILY ACTION LEGISLATIVE ISSUES 2019-2020 Wisconsin Legislative Session Current as of June 3, 2019 (To view as a pdf, click HERE)  MARRIAGE/FAMILY AB 41/SB 49 – Decriminalization of child prostitution.  (WFA opposes) Despite intentions and motives of those authoring and co-sponsoring this bill Wisconsin Family Action believes this proposal is ill-advised because it takes […]

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New Pro-Life Bills Will Reveal Governor’s True Colors

On Tuesday, five pro-life bills were given public hearings in the state legislature.  The Assembly Health Committee heard testimony on the “Born-Alive Protection” bill and on two bills stopping Medicaid funding for organizations that perform abortions, as well as on a bill that would prohibit abortions based on sex, race, or disability, and on a […]

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Is Marijuana Legalization on the Horizon for Wisconsin?

Governor Evers’ budget proposal includes legalizing medicinal marijuana and decriminalizing possession of what he says is a “small amount” of marijuana, 25 grams, which is the equivalent of 75 joints. As a backup plan, should the Republican- controlled legislature not keep these provisions in the budget, Assembly Representative Melissa Sargent, a Democrat from Madison, is […]

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Is Wisconsin going to pot?: WFA Appling “Doesn’t belong in budget.”

From Fox6Now: “Governor Tony Evers announced on Monday, Feb. 18 that his budget will include proposals to legalize medical marijuana, decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use, establish an expungement procedure for individuals who have completed their sentence or probation for possession and align Wisconsin’s laws on cannabidiol, also known as CBD […]

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Vote in US Senate on Bill To Stop Infanticide Coming Up on February 25 – Please Thank Sen. Ron Johnson and PRAY!

The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311) which would protect infants who are delivered alive after a failed abortion procedure has been scheduled for a vote in the Senate on Monday, February 25. This Senate action comes several weeks after the New York legislature passed, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed, the so-called “Reproductive Health Act […]

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Before MIDNIGHT TONIGHT: Pro-lifers, sign this petition. Say NO to taxpayer funding of abortion.

We learned just hours ago that in the debate over the federal government shutdown, the U.S. House, led by abortion advocate Nancy Pelosi, has passed a spending bill over to the Senate that would give overseas abortion groups access to millions of YOUR taxpayer dollars. Unfortunately, seven Republicans joined with numerous Democrats to move this bill in […]

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Pro-life bills in danger: Call Speaker Vos TODAY

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CALL NOW: Speaker Vos Moves to Kill Fetal Tissue Bills; Removes Them from Committee

Without notice, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) has moved two fetal tissue bills out of their original committees and into the Committee on Assembly Organization. These bills make up the Heal Without Harm Legislative Initiative, (SB 423/AB 549 and SB 424/AB 550), authored by Sen. Terry Moulton (R-Chippewa Falls) and Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc), that […]

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Action Alert: WI Pro-Life Bills moved – why? No vote? #HoldThemAccountable

The Heal Without Harm (HWH) Legislative Initiative – SB 423/AB 549 and SB 424/AB 550 (Sen. Terry Moulton, R-Chippewa Falls, and Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc) – would ban the sale and use of the body parts of aborted babies and instead encourage the donation of tissue for research from children who are stillborn or miscarried. Without notice, AB 549 […]

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ALERT: Vote on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in U.S. Senate is TODAY

Today the U.S. Senate Will Vote on S. 2311, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Call Senator Ron Johnson at 202-224-5323 and Senator Tammy Baldwin at 202-224-5653 to ask them to support S. 2311. We must protect unborn babies from painful, late-term abortions. This bill will protect the lives of the unborn, especially when substantial medical evidence indicates that the child is […]

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