Democratic Governor Tony Evers of Wisconsin on Friday vetoed Five anti-abortion bills passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature.
why it matters: The veto declaration comes at the end of a week in which abortion rights were front and center in America.
- Wisconsin Bill additional requirements will be added What women seeking an abortion should tell medical providers.
- One of the measures, which Evers also vetoed earlier in 2019, would mandate a life sentence for any doctor who does not attempt to offer medical care for a child born after an attempted abortion. Yes, an exceptionally unusual situation.
what is he saying: “I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again today: As long as I’m governor, I’ll veto any law that turns back the clock on reproductive rights in this state—and that’s a promise,” Evers said. tweeted, which is ready for re-election in 2022.
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