A somber anniversary for the pro life movement. Members of the movement from across the nation are in Washington D.C., including Pro-Life Wisconsin president Peggy Hamill, to mark the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade decision, which legalized abortions.
As the pro-lifers rallied, Democratic lawmakers in Madison are once again proposing a bill that would repeal Wisconsin's criminal abortion statute . Hamill says Pro-Life Wisconsin would like to see passage of a amendment to the state constitution, defining life as beginning at fertilization. Pro-Life Wisconsin also strongly opposes legislation up for an Assembly vote on Wednesday. The Compassionate Care for Victims of Rape bill requires hospitals to inform victims of rape about the availability of emergency contraceptives, and make them available.