BREAKING: Pro-abortion activists swarm Wisconsin state capital as GOP block attempt to overturn abortion ban

Both the Senate and Assembly meetings regarding the law lasted under 30 seconds, with the Republican majority quickly gaveling out of both sessions.

Hannah Nightingale Washington DC

On Wednesday afternoon, the Republican-majority Wisconsin legislature quickly rejected a special legislative session called by Governor Tony Evers in regards to overturning the state’s abortion law.

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, both the Senate and Assembly meetings regarding the law lasted under 30 seconds, with the Republican majority quickly gaveling out of both sessions.

Evers called for the special session earlier this month following the leaked Supreme Court draft decision that indicated a majority of the justices would overturn Roe v. Wade.

Wisconsin’s abortion law, which was implemented in 1849, will go into effect in the event that Roe is overturned.

While the state’s law would go after doctors or providers that assist women in getting abortions, it does not expressly punish women who perform their own abortions, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

According to the outlet, "Wisconsin state law requires the Legislature to meet if the governor takes executive action and call for a special session. It is up to the discretion of lawmakers, however, to determine how long a session lasts and what topics are or are not discussed."

Inside the Wisconsin capitol building, as lawmakers were meeting, pro-abortion activists with Planned Parenthood flooded into the building’s rotunda, loudly chanting.

The protestors, many dressed in pink Planned Parenthood shirts, chanted "hey hey, ho ho, abortion bans have got to go," and "whose choice? Our choice. If we don’t get it? Shut it down."

In response to growing acts of violence against pregnancy and pro-life centers across the US, with one occurring at a Madison, Wisconsin clinic, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels has urged Evers to prepare for "impending acts of mass civil disobedience" in the case where Roe v Wade is overturned.

"He should immediately convene Wisconsin Emergency Management leadership, raise the Emergency Operations Center status level from the current threat level five and put the Wisconsin National Guard on notice for possible deployment," Michels said in a statement.


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