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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

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Democratic Lt. Gov. Candidate Sanders Wants to Repeal Wisconsin Abortion Ban

Expect to hear this argument over and over as the November 2 election gets closer.  According to Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor, Henry Sanders, Jr. in an op ed, "Wisconsin's legislature must decriminalize reproductive choice because women and their doctors deserve safe, legal healthcare options."   He is, of course talking about repealing Wisconsin's longstanding abortion ban.   This ban will go into effect immediately once Roe v. Wade is overturned and Wisconsin will be one of the first states in the nation to shut down its abortion clinics.   And, the pro-aborts know it.

In their zeal to influence the public to favor repeal of the ban, Sanders and his pro-abortion friends resort to misinformation.   Women will go to jail, they say, when the ban goes into effect.  Rubbish.   The legislature in 1985 changed the law so that there are no penalties for women who have abortions, only for those who perform them.

Sanders is not a household name -- yet.   His abortion position is just another reason to ensure that he does not become one.

Read the entire Sanders op ed here.



 

Dems Abandon Obamacare "Cost Savings" Rhetoric in New Talking Points
 

"The law is not perfect, but it does good things and helps many people.  Now we'll work to improve it."  This is the strategy behind a major rhetoric shift on ObamaCare that key White House officials are "selling" to its most important Democratic supporting groups.

No longer will Dems and their groups be encouraged to say that ObamaCare will reduce costs and improve the deficit.  They have finally figured out that the American public is not stupid and doesn't believe ObamaCare will have a positive economic impact on either the cost of our health care system or the ballooning deficit.  So, now they will peddle "improving" the law.

Participants in a conference call were briefed on the new talking points by the Herndon Alliance, an organization which includes many leading labor groups.  "Straightforward 'policy' defenses fail to [move] voters' opinions about the law.  Women in particular are concerned that health care law will mean less provider availability -- scarcity [is] an issue,"  the groups were told.    Translation:  voters have figured out that rationing is inevitable under ObamaCare.

Listeners were given a long list of "Don'ts."   The most telling was the one that said "Don't say the law will reduce costs and deficit."   Thus, President Obama's major selling point of the overhaul of our health care system has bitten the dust.  Another great "HOPE" exposed by reality as a fraud.

Read the entire POLITICO article here.




 

State Supreme Court Temporarily Shuts Down Outrageous GAB Rule

It is a roller coaster ride. The State Supreme Court weighed in on free speech issues late last week, issuing a temporary injunction of the GAB rule that would limit the speech of Wisconsin Right to Life and other groups. The vote was 4-3, with Justices Prosser, Roggensack, Ziegler and Gableman voting to enjoin the rule. Now, briefs must be filed later this week before the court makes a final decision.

Briefs are due later this month in the free speech suit filed by Wisconsin Right to Life in federal court.   If the State Supreme Court permanently enjoins the GAB rule, there are other provisions in state law that WRTL is challenging in federal court which will go forward.

In the meantime, leaders in the U.S. Senate say they will try to bring up the federal DISCLOSE Act again which would limit speech about federal candidates. This is the act that gives special privileges to the unions and the NRA but cuts out groups like WRTL. The last time the bill was brought up, there were not enough votes to break a filibuster.   Senator Reid and company think they can garner the votes of Republican Senators Brown, Snowe and Collins.   Senator Mitch McConnell says the Republicans will hold firm and block a vote on DISCLOSE.  Stay tuned.





Wisconsin Right to Life - Your Trusted Source for Right-to-Life Candidate Information


 

Wisconsin Right to Life's My Election Central is the go-to place to learn which candidates are endorsed by the Wisconsin Right to Life Political Action Committee.  
This comprehensive site also contains complete voting records for Russ Feingold, Tom Barrett, Scott Walker, and Mark Neumann and the voting records of state legislators this past legislative session. If you don't know what district you are in (Assembly, Senate or Congressional), simply click on that feature. The site also has information on voting locations and  absentee ballots.

Be sure to check out the Doyle/Barrett movie at the My Election Central site and pass it on!

Visit My Election Central here.  And, send your friends to this important site!

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Life@Wisconsin Right to Life Video Series
 

Check out Wisconsin Right to Life's latest Life@Wisconsin Right to Life  video that gives you an inside look at what is going on at Wisconsin's premiere right-to-life organization.  WRTL Executive Director Barbara Lyons fills you in here

Our Life@Wisconsin Right to Life video series is continually updated so be sure to check back often.
 


 

Important Right-to-Life Links

Nightingale Alliance
Wisconsin Right to Life founded the Nightingale Alliance in 2002 and operates its website in partnership with Christian Life Resources. This is the site for important, up-to-date information on assisted suicide and euthanasia worldwide.

Do No Harm
Look to Do No Harm for resources and information on adult and embryonic stem cell research and human cloning.

Wisconsin Teens for Life
Log in at Wisconsin Right to Life (registration is free) and you’ll have access to our full website, including the Wisconsin Teens for Life page. Once you’ve logged in, just click the "Students" tab.

Wisconsin College Students
for Life

Log in at Wisconsin Right to Life (registration is free) and you’ll have access to our full website, including the Wisconsin College Students for Life page. Once you’ve logged in, just click the "Students" tab and then "College."

TeenBreaks
TeenBreaks is an outstanding website FOR teens and BY teens - real stories about real issues of all kinds. It's a place to go if you've got problems or just want to know how others feel about things. TeenBreaks includes extensive abortion information, real-life stories and help if you are pregnant. You’ll find numerous personal testimonies from teens – those who have gone through an abortion and those who have not.

Wisconsin Right to Life
Find videos, podcasts, resources and information compiled by Wisconsin's premier right-to-life organization. Our interactive online community has been drawing praise from around the nation. Log in at www.wrtl.org (registration is free) and you’ll have access to our full website where you’ll find information about all the life issues that are important to you.

National Right to Life Committee
National Right to Life’s website provides resources and information on federal right-to-life issues and legislation, compiled by the most esteemed national pro-life organization.

LifeNews
To receive a daily roundup of right-to-life news from across the nation and around the world, subscribe at the LifeNews.com website.

About Wisconsin Right to Life

Wisconsin Right to Life is the state's premier pro-life organization and represents over one-half million households in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Right to Life believes that each human life is inherently valuable from fertilization until natural death. The mission of Wisconsin Right to Life is "To make euthanasia, assisted suicide, infanticide, abortion and the destruction of human embryos socially, ethically and legally unacceptable solutions to human problems and to promote positive alternatives to each of these acts."

We invite you to visit our website WisconsinRightToLife.org or you may donate securely online.


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