Nicholson, Vukmir oppose abortion but won’t say if they want Roe v. Wade overturned


Republican U.S. Senate candidates Kevin Nicholson and Leah Vukmir are staunch abortion foes — but with a majority of Wisconsinites saying they want abortion legal in some or all cases, the candidates aren’t saying if they want the landmark Roe v. Wade decision overturned. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Though Kelda Roys’ claim that abortion is a crime in Wisconsin misleads, here is what’s true

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Since the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe vs. Wade recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion in 1973, abortion has been legal in the United States. That includes Wisconsin. And yet, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys has a point about what’s on the books in Wisconsin state law. > PolitiFact Wisconsin

SCOTUS changes are focusing the lens on Wisconsin’s strict abortion ban

President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the high court is energizing abortion rights advocates across the country. Even more so, perhaps, because it comes as midterm elections are in full swing. Here in Wisconsin, the reality of the state’s abortion ban is adding fuel to the fire. > Isthmus

Baldwin: I’ll oppose Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says she’ll oppose President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, citing his views on health care and abortion rights. Baldwin’s opposition is not surprising, as Kavanaugh has yet to have any Democratic senators pledge support for his confirmation. > Wisconsin State Journal

Kaul wants to overturn state abortion ban, calls for debates with Schimel

Democratic attorney general candidate Josh Kaul said Wednesday the Wisconsin Legislature should make clear in state law that women can legally seek abortions in the event the U.S. Supreme Court leaves that question to states. He also challenged Schimel to a debate in each of the state’s eight congressional districts. > AP News

Walker not convinced Trump’s SCOTUS pick will lead to Roe v. Wade change

Despite concerns from Democratic lawmakers, Gov. Scott Walker says he isn’t convinced that President Donald Trump’s second U.S. Supreme Court pick will open the door to overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision. > Wisconsin Public Radio