Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with State Senator Kathleen Vinehout, who’s running in August’s Democratic primary to be Wisconsin’s governor. With plenty of listener questions, they discuss her history as a dairy farmer and as a researcher, and cover topics related to rural issues, the environment, a woman’s right to choose, urban issues, and more.
Each year, NARAL Pro Choice America issues their “Who Decides” report, a sort of report card for each state, grading them on their record on reproductive rights. For 2016, only 5 states, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon and Washington earned an “A.” 27 states, including, for the first time, Wisconsin, received a failing grade. Overall, […]
Natalie Deibel, NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Board Member, and Jennifer Smith discuss the bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks in Wisconsin.
On Monday January 28th, John Quinlan hosted a show about the history of the abortion rights movement as we mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The In-studio guests were WI NARAL exec. director Jenni Dye, and women’s rights leader Karen Mulhauser. Mulhauser led the national NARAL office from 1973-1981 and joined John and Jenni by phone from Washington, DC. They discussed the horrors of pre-Roe America, through the years building a movement for choice, to the state of the movement today.