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PPWI Resumes Abortion Care in Wisconsin

PPWI Resumes Abortion Care in Wisconsin

A message from PPWI President & CEO Tanya Atkinson, September 18, 2023

A decision by the Dane County Circuit Court in July made it clear that the 1849 law is not enforceable for voluntary abortions. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, in consultation with attorneys, physicians, partners, and other stakeholders, has made the decision to restore this necessary reproductive health care.

Media Relations

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin’s media relations team works with members of the media to facilitate access to resources, connect them with experts, and help them cover issues that are important to the community. 

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Press Releases

PPWI Adjusts Abortion Schedule in Light of Anticipated Supreme Court Decision to Address Patient’s Best Interests

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin (PPWI), announced that abortion appointments will be scheduled through June 25 and additional appointment capacity added due to an anticipated Supreme Court decision on June 27. The leaked decision in early May made it clear that the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe, putting safe and legal abortion at risk for people in Wisconsin.

June 17, 2022 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Applauds Governor Evers’ Call for Special Session on June 6 to Repeal WI Criminal Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin is applauding Governor Evers’ call for a special session to repeal Wisconsin’s 172-year-old criminal abortion law in anticipation of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe. If Roe is overturned, Wisconsin’s law could go immediately into effect banning abortion at any stage of pregnancy without exception for rape, incest or the health of the woman.

June 13, 2022 • Wisconsin

PPWI Distributing ‘Make a Plan’ Pregnancy Prevention Kits to Patients in Response to Threats to Abortion Access

In response to the news that the Supreme Court is poised to end constitutional protections for abortion potentially making it a crime in Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is providing ‘Make a Plan’ pregnancy prevention kits to patients at all 22 health centers across the state. 

June 6, 2022 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Endorses Attorney General Josh Kaul for Re-election

PPAWI is proud to endorse Attorney General Josh Kaul’s reelection campaign. Time and time again, Attorney General Kaul has worked to demonstrate his commitment to advancing reproductive rights by advocating for fairness and actively working to remove barriers to reproductive health care. That unwavering commitment to protect people’s ability to make their own reproductive health care decisions is more important than ever.

June 2, 2022 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Endorses Governor Tony Evers for Reelection

PPAWI is proud to endorse Governor Tony Evers’ reelection campaign. During his first term in office, Governor Evers has shown the people of Wisconsin exactly who he is: a champion for women’s health and a leader who will fight to ensure that everyone has access to the health care they need, when they need it.

May 31, 2022 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to Host “Bans Off Our Bodies” Rally Saturday, May 14 at State Capitol in Madison.

Rally is Part of National Day of Action Following Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion That Shows Court Plans to Overturn Roe v. Wade, Ending Constitutional Protections for Abortion

May 14, 2022 • Wisconsin

Republicans Pass 6-week Texas-Style Abortion Ban out of Committee

The Texas-inspired bill would ban abortions after 6 weeks, before most people even know they are pregnant, and includes a $10,000 bounty reward for people to sue anyone who provides abortion care.

Feb. 11, 2022 • Wisconsin

One Year after the Dobbs Decision

One Year after the Dobbs Decision

A message from PPAWI President Tanya Atkinson, June 2023

On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court took away our constitutional right to abortion overturning 50 years of court precedent, and forcing providers to suspend abortion care in Wisconsin. PPAWI President Tanya Atkinson speaks about how this issue has impacted Wisconsin -- one year after the end of Roe.



PPAWI President Tanya Atkinson reacts to the US Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Read FAQ's on what this decision means for Wisconsin