123GiveLife.com

Are you pregnant? Need Help? At 123GiveLife.com you can find a pregnancy help center in Wisconsin near you. Just enter your zip code.

TeenBreaks.com

TeenBreaks.com gives you detailed information on pregnancy and abortion plus help in dealing with both. Girls who aborted tell their own stories about why they chose abortion, what the abortion was like, and how they feel now.

OptionLine.org

A project of Heartbeat International, is a state-of-the-art helpline that employs trained phone consultants who are available 24/7 to assist women in crisis and to directly connect them to local pregnancy help centers.To get help by phone: Call toll free, 1-877-877-9027 or, text the word "option" to 95495

NightingaleAlliance.org

Wisconsin Right to Life founded the Nightingale Alliance in 2002. This is the site for important, up-to-date information on physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia

National Right to Life Committee - NRLC.org

National Right to Life’s website provides resources and information on federal right-to-life issues and legislation, compiled by the most esteemed national pro-life organization.

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Roe v Wade

1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton Decisions Legalized Abortion in the U.S. for the Full Nine Months of Pregnancy

Prior to 1967, abortion was prohibited in all 50 states except when the mother’s life was in danger.  Between 1967 and 1973, 18 states added further exceptions, mostly to allow abortion in cases of rape and incest, or for certain limited medical reasons, or on demand (New York).

In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered two decisions, Roe v. Wade 1 and Doe v. Bolton 2 which, taken together, have allowed legal abortion on demand at any stage of pregnancy in all 50 states.  The two original decisions established legal abortion as follows:

  1. In the first three months of pregnancy, no one can interfere with a woman’s decision to abort her child.

  2. After the first three months, but before the “viability” of the unbornchild, an individual state can enact laws to protect the health of the mother but cannot prohibit the abortion of the unborn child.

  3. After “viability” of the unborn child, an individual state can, if it chooses to do so, enact laws to protect the unborn child but abortion must be allowed if the life or “health” of the mother is at stake.  The Supreme Court defined “health” as “the medical judgment that may be exercised in light of all factors – physical, emotional, psychological, familial, and the woman’s age –relevant to the well-being of the patient.  All these factors may relate to health.” 2

Consequently, the broad definition of “health” has made abortion legal up to the moment of birth.