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Madison Buffer Zone Ordinance

Members of the Madison chapter of NOW appeared and registered votes in support of a proposed ordinance which would implement an 8 foot “floating” buffer zone within 160 feet of any health care facility in the city. This ordinance, proposed by Alderperson, Lisa Subeck, of the 1st district, protects persons entering or exiting any health care facility from harassment within 8 feet of their person. “The purpose of the ordinance is to protect patient safety and privacy. While 8 feet is a relatively small distance, it is enough to ensure… Read more Madison Buffer Zone Ordinance

Wisconsin NOW Dressing Up to Take Action Against SB 201 and SB 202

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, members of the the Wis. chapter of the National Organization for Women will be donning their best Mad Men outfits and joining supporters of NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to remind legislators that their outdated policies on women’s health belong in a different era. This morning, Republicans in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee advanced two bills which, if passed, will pose serious restrictions on family planning in Wisconsin. The first bill, SB 201, is a ban on sex-selective abortions –… Read more Wisconsin NOW Dressing Up to Take Action Against SB 201 and SB 202

Take Action on AB 206

Wisconsin NOW is taking a stand against AB 206. Check out this list of ways you can help! Learn more about AB 206. Here are a few resources to get you started. Read the bill Check out Wisconsin NOW’s official statement on AB 206 Attend the hearing and register your opposition. The hearing is at noon on Tuesday, September 24 at the capitol in room 417 N (GAR Room). Registering your opposition is easy. You just show up and fill out a small slip of paper. Turn it in to… Read more Take Action on AB 206