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Wisconsin's Democratic AG sues to block state's abortion ban

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Wisconsin adopted statutes in 1849 banning doctors from performing abortions unless the mother's life is in danger. The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe vs. Wade decision invalidated the ban. Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit Tuesday arguing that a 1985 law that allows abortions up to the point of a fetus' viability supersedes the 1849 ban.
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Wisconsin's AG sues to block state's abortion ban

Wisconsin's Democratic attorney general has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the state's 173-year-old ban on abortions. Wisconsin adopted statutes in 1849 banning doctors from performing abortions unless the mother's life is in danger. (June 28)

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Wisconsin's Democratic AG sues to block state's abortion ban

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's 173-year-old abortion ban, arguing that statutes passed in the 1980s supersede the ban and it's so old no one can say it passed with the consent of modern generations.

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Wisconsin’s Democratic AG sues to block state’s abortion ban

Wisconsin passed the abortion law in 1849.

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Wisconsin’s Democratic AG sues to block state’s abortion ban

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Democratic attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state’s 173-year-old abortion ban, arguing that statutes passed in the 1980s supersede the ban and it’s so old that modern generations never consented to it.Wisconsin passed a law in 1849, the year after the territory became a state, banning abortions in every instance except to save the mother’s life. The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 Roe v…

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Wisconsin's Democratic AG sues to block state's abortion ban

Wisconsin’s Democratic attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state’s 173-year-old abortion ban, arguing that statutes passed in the 1980s supersede the ban and itR…

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Wisconsin's Democratic AG sues to block state's abortion ban

Attorney General Josh Kaul argues that the 1985 law superseded the ban and therefore abortions before the point of viability remain legal in Wisconsin.

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