Scott Walker’s Record on Women’s Issues

Gov. Scott Walker’s actions have repeatedly undermined Wisconsin women when it comes to healthcare and economic freedom. The totality of his actions on reproductive health and women’s economic opportunity rank him as one of, if not the, worst politician in America for women.

Overall, Walker’s record on policies impacting women is abysmal at best, and as he has sought to court Republican primary voters, he has increasingly highlighted the same extreme anti-choice positions he sought to hide during his 2014 gubernatorial campaign.

Despite his attempts at double talk, his record speaks for itself.

“Amid allegations Wisconsin has been incorrectly applying the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling to state insurance law, a spokesman with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Thursday clarified statements made... []

“The Wisconsin Well Woman Program provides preventative health screening services to low-income women who are uninsured or underinsured. It has been credited with providing more than 500,000 breast and cervical cancer screenings... []

When given the choice between protecting women’s access to safe and legal health care services or pandering to the most extreme right-wing of the Republican Party, Scott Walker has sided with the extremists over Wisconsin women every time. []

According to the Legislative Reference Bureau analysis, “This bill creates new prohibitions against using public employes and public property for abortion-related activity. First, the bill provides that no person employed by this... []