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Evers veto issue over five abortion-related bills

MADISON, WI (WSAU) – Governor Tony Evers has vetoed several abortion-related bills.

Among the measures facing a veto is a bill that would require doctors to care for a child who has survived an abortion attempt and another that would make intentionally causing the death of a child to die. A child born from an attempted abortion is a felony punishable by life in prison. in prison.

Doctors have said they have a moral obligation to care for the child in such circumstances – a rare occurrence. Proponents of the measures have called them additional safeguards.

Other measures would reduce funding for abortion providers and make abortions based on a baby’s gender, race or cognitive ability illegal. Evers vetoed similar bills in 2019.

“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again today: as long as I’m governor, I’ll veto any legislation that turns the clock back on reproductive rights in this state — and that’s it. a promise,” Evers tweeted after taking action on the bills.

Today Evers signed a number of other bills, including one that promotes Wisconsin agricultural exports and agricultural products.

https://whbl.com/2021/12/03/evers-issues-veto-for-five-abortion-related-bills/ Evers veto issue over five abortion-related bills

JACLYN DIAZ

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