MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed into law on Friday new abortion restrictions that opponents said could lead to the closing of two of the state's four abortion clinics.
Walker's office said in an emailed statement that he signed the law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound before they get an abortion. It also requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics.
"This bill improves a woman's ability to make an informed choice that will protect her physical and mental health now and in the future," said Tom Evenson, a spokesman for the governor.It would be nice to see a statement of support from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. We shall see. If it's immigration or union-related news, you can expect a statement right away.
Update: And a district judge froze the law until a hearing on July 17, at which point he will determine the law's fate. Disgusting, but predictable. What the left cannot achieve via the democratic process they will impose via courts. These judges have too much power. Stay tuned...