Right-wing legislators who support amending the state constitution to outlaw birth control are targeting science with a new proposal.
One Wisconsin Now research director Jenni Dye noted that the provisions of the original drafting request are no longer part of the bill being introduced and said the timing of the addition of the research ban language suggests it was driven by the release of the Planned Parenthood videos. [Capital Times]
Since the late 1990s legislative Republicans have proposed ill-advised legislation that would cripple cutting-edge medical research and threaten scientists with prison time and fines.
As the economy continues to fail after Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican majority gave $2.3 billion in new tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy, Rep. Andre Jacque has turned his focus to an extreme social agenda that actually will do more to lose good-paying jobs. In a column in the Wisconsin State Journal […]
One Wisconsin Now Debuts ‘Meet the Majority’ Cataloging New Legislature’s Extremism, Failed Policies
MADISON, Wis. — The extremism and failed policies advocated by members of the new right-wing Wisconsin legislative majority are available at www.MeetTheMajority.com, a project of One Wisconsin Now. The site currently highlights 13 of the 31 new Assembly and Senate members and more will be added in the coming weeks. “Here is the new conservative […]
Two simple truths about voting in the U.S.: one, there is no evidence of wide-scale voter fraud; two, voter ID would disenfranchise eligible voters. But that’s not going to stop a Wauwatosa alder from organizing a petition drive to require voter IDs in order to vote. From Wauwatosa Now: After her proposal for a voter […]