Walker Opposes Abortion Even In The Cases Of Rape, Incest, And Danger To Mother’s Life.
According to Wisconsin State Journal, “Walker opposes abortion, even in cases of rape, incest or when the mother’s health is in danger.” [Wisconsin State Journal, 11/3/10]
Scott Walker Opposes All Abortion, Even In Cases Of Rape Or Incest.
According to PolitiFact, “For his part, Walker has said repeatedly he opposes abortion, even in cases of rape and incest. He declares himself ‘100 percent pro-life.’ And to Pro-Life Wisconsin, an organization that opposes abortion without exception, Walker pledged to seek a complete abortion ban. We asked Jill Bader, Walker’s campaign spokeswoman, about Barrett’s ad and she said it accurately states Walker’s position… This is one item we can assess quickly. In the race for governor, Democrat Tom Barrett said his opponent, Republican Scott Walker, “wants to make abortion illegal, even in cases of rape, incest, or to protect the life of the mother.” Walker acknowledges that is his position. We rate Barrett’s claim True.” [PolitiFact, 10/21/10]
Walker Supports Ban On All Abortions, Would Protect Pharmacists Who Refuse To Dispense Birth Control.
According to a bio published by the Wisconsin State Journal, Walker “support[s] a ban on all abortions in the state, with no exceptions, and has said he would protect pharmacists who refuse to dispense birth control on religious grounds.” [Wisconsin State Journal, 10/24/10]
Walker Supported Bill To Require Ultrasound Procedures For Women Seeking An Abortion.
According to the Associated Press, “Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he will sign a measure that’s quickly working its way through the Republican-controlled Legislature that would require women seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound. The Senate debated the measure Tuesday, a week after it was introduced, but Democrats used a procedural move to delay a vote until Wednesday morning. The Assembly hoped to take it up Thursday. While Democrats were able to temporarily hold up the bill, they don’t have the votes to kill it.” [Associated Press, 6/11/13]
- Walker Said That “I Don’t Have Any Problem With Ultrasound.” According to the Associated Press, “The support from Walker, a longtime abortion opponent, was no surprise. ‘I don’t have any problem with ultrasound,’ Walker told reporters after a school choice meeting in Milwaukee. ‘I think most people think ultrasounds are just fine.’” [Associated Press, 6/11/13]
- Bill Would Offer Two Options To Women Seeking Abortions: Either Transvaginal Ultrasounds Or Abdominal Ultrasounds. According to the Washington Post, “The measure in Wisconsin, notably, doesn’t require transvaginal ultrasounds — the most controversial aspect of the Virginia legislation. Instead, it allows women to choose between transvaginal ultrasounds and less-invasive abdominal ultrasounds.” [Washington Post, 6/12/13]