20 Week Ban
Signed into law a dangerous abortion ban that has no exemptions for rape or incest.
Kicked over 87,000 Wisconsin women, children, and families off BadgerCare.
Eliminated State Funding for Planned Parenthood
Eliminated all state funding for Planned Parenthood health centers in Wisconsin, forcing the closure of five rural family planning health centers, which reduced access to lifesaving cancer screenings, annual exams, HIV testing, birth control, and STD testing and treatment for Wisconsin patients. (2011 Act 32)
Gave his unelected political appointee unprecedented power to make changes to BadgerCare programs including dropping families from coverage, reducing benefits, and increasing premiums by tenfold.
Restricted access to abortion services by preventing the UW Hospital from providing abortions. (2011 Act 32)
Repealed Wisconsin’s comprehensive, medically accurate sex education law. (2011 Act 216)
Took away private insurance coverage for abortion - coverage the majority of Wisconsinites currently have. (2011 Act 218)
Supports a constitutional amendment to grant "personhood" and legal rights to a fertilized egg, making abortion illegal without exceptions and banning common forms of birth control, stem cell research, and in-vitro fertilization.
Repealed Pay Equity Law
Repealed Wisconsin's Pay Equity law which protected women from being paid less than their male counterparts. (2011 Act 219)
Signed a bill into law that further restricts women's access to abortion and threatens doctors with felony charges for providing abortion care to women. (2011 Act 217)
Ended Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin's 16-year contract with the state to provide breast and cervical cancer care coordination, referrals, and outreach.
Created an unnecessary requirement that physicians who provide abortion services must obtain hospital admitting privileges within 30 miles of the abortion health center. If enforced, this law would significantly reduce the availability of abortion services in Wisconsin by closing two of the four remaining facilities that offer abortion services. (2013 Act 37)
Signed bill to block Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin from receiving federal Title X funding for family planning services. (Act 151)
Signed bill to reduce federal Medicaid reimbursement payments to Planned Parenthood for birth control services. (Act 152)