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The Democratic state senator and gubernatorial candidate fielded questions from audience members and WisPolitics president Jeff Mayers during an event in Madison.
In some cases, Nicholson said, he might support anti-abortion legislation with exceptions for "horrible" circumstances like rape or incest if he believed the policy would move the country toward becoming a "pro-life nation."
Drivers can purchase the specialty plates for a $15 issuance fee and $25 tax-deductible donation to Choose Life Wisconsin along with the regular state and local registration fees.
Health insurance plans for Wisconsin state employees could not cover abortions, with few exceptions, under a bill considered by a legislative committee on Wednesday.
Two Wisconsin women will be featured in a national ad campaign promoting Planned Parenthood in the face of efforts to strip the organization of its federal funding.
Lawmakers circulating the new bill said it would promote research that is "ethical, innovative and effective." Supporters of fetal tissue research bans say parents of aborted children cannot provide consent to donate the fetus for scientific use.
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin will permanently shutter one of its three abortion clinics in the state, leaving Madison and Milwaukee as the only cities in Wisconsin offering abortions.
After targeting Republican Sen. Ron Johnson for more than a year, NARAL Pro-Choice America's PAC officially endorsed Democratic former Sen. Russ Feingold on Thursday.
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the state last month over a law that would require that abortion providers have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic, permanently blocking it from being enforced.
The court rejected appeals on Tuesday from Wisconsin and Mississippi over laws that would require that abortion providers have admitting privileges to a hospital near their clinic.
The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-3 decision on Monday that a 2013 Texas law places an "undue burden" on a woman's right to end a pregnancy.
In his final swing through Wisconsin before the state's Tuesday presidential primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said states should be allowed to ban abortion even in cases of rape and incest.
Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards spoke in support of Hillary Clinton to state and county elected officials, doctors, lawyers and political aficionados on Saturday.
Wisconsin's Republican attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal appeals court's decision striking down a law that would require the state's abortion providers have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic or discontinue performing the procedure
Democrats say the pair of bills would restrict access to reproductive health services throughout the state, while Republicans argue just the opposite.
As anti-abortion advocates rallied outside the state Capitol urging legislators to pass a ban on aborted fetal tissue research, the bill's future appeared uncertain in the Legislature.
Anti-abortion advocates are urging state lawmakers to pass a trio of bills targeting fetal tissue research and funding for abortion providers in Wisconsin before the end of this legislative session.
Two years ago, Gov. Walker signed into law a bill that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic or discontinue performing the procedure.
Wisconsin lawmakers in the state Assembly voted on Thursday to block Planned Parenthood from receiving $3.5 million in federal funds. The proposal now awaits Senate action.
A proposed ban on aborted fetal tissue research and two proposals targeting the funding of abortion providers in Wisconsin were given a public hearing before a Senate committee on Tuesday.