Planned Parenthood


Joe Tarr

Edgewood College students wanted answers as to why the administration removed links to Planned Parenthood from its wellness information. But the college’s interim president, Mary Ellen Gevelinger, abruptly canceled a meeting with them. Read more



David Michael Miller

​Gov. Scott Walker is expected to sign legislation billed as “defunding” Planned Parenthood. But state action alone is not enough to strip the group of the federal Title X family planning dollars it has received for decades. Read more


Legislature defunds agency, despite the many services it provides. Who's next on the chopping block? Read more

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Lauren Justice

Health care providers at Planned Parenthood clinics are faced with a two-pronged attack: Threats of violence from anti-abortion extremists, and a legislative assault from conservative politicians. Read more


Jonathan Eig, author of “The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution,” gets a case of “disturbing” deja vu when he hears about conservative attacks on Planned Parenthood. Read more



David Michael Miller

​Republicans have seized on a deceptively edited video to defund the family planning services provider. Read more


The governor has said he doesn’t care whether the Legislature sends him a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy with exceptions for rape or incest. Read more

Citizen Dave


Phil Ejercito

Dane County Supv. Heidi Wegleitner, who has had difficult pregnancies, says the governor’s comments demonstrate a lack of empathy and understanding. Read more



Allie Johnson

The Marquette Law School poll released on Oct. 1 reaffirmed the existence of a large gender gap between the two candidates in Wisconsin's race for governor, with 54% of likely women voters supporting Democrat Mary Burke and 40% supporting Republican Read more


In light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, Madison will no longer enforce its buffer zone law that restricts protests within 100 feet of an entrance to a health clinic. Read more



Megan Chua

When Wendi Kent got pregnant at age 13, she turned to Planned Parenthood for prenatal care. But after a few months, she scraped together some money to go to another clinic so she could avoid the harassment she faced outside Planned Parenthood... Read more



Rory Linnane/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Despite an overall decline in abortions by Wisconsin women in 2012, the number of surgical abortions rose by 8% last year -- the first increase since the state started tracking abortion methods in 1998, records show. Read more



Sharon Vanorny

Chris Taylor had never planned on running for office. She loved her job as public policy director with Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. And she had a new baby and a four-year-old at home. Getting into electoral politics was the last thing on her mind Read more

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Wisconsin Right to Life worked hard to eliminate state funding for Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin in the last biennial budget. So the group was delighted at the news this week that four Planned Parenthood family planning clinics... Read more


Hundreds of people came out in the freezing rain to pack the Majestic Theatre last Sunday night for Planned Parenthood's celebration of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The program, which Planned Parenthood invited me to emcee... Read more


One afternoon last March, two young women paid a visit to the Women's Care Center on Orin Road. Located just across the street from a Planned Parenthood clinic, the Women's Care Center is a crisis pregnancy center, designed to offer women... Read more


Ever since Gov. Scott Walker's so-called jobs session in the state Legislature devolved into a prolonged attack on Planned Parenthood -- closing clinics, eliminating funding for routine cancer screenings and making felons of abortion doctors... Read more


After weeks of campaigning by the GOP presidential candidates, competing to show who could take the hardest line against Planned Parenthood, a bomb went off at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Appleton Sunday... Read more

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Judith Davidoff

When she was 19 years old, RaeAnna Edwards of Baraboo went to a Planned Parenthood clinic for a checkup. A college student in Minnesota at the time, she had health care coverage through the state... Read more