Where does Wisconsin stand now that the US Supreme Court has overturned Roe versus Wade and returned the issue of abortion to the states? The state’s pre-Roe eighteen forty-nine statute that’s still on the books should be enforceable. However, Democrat Attorney General Josh Kaul has said he won’t enforce it, and several district attorneys have said they won’t bring charges against anyone who is reported for performing an abortion. In addition, Governor Evers has said he will give clemency or grace to any doctor who is charged with breaking this law.
We rejoice in the court’s opinion, but we must point out that our elected officials need to do their job and quit the political grandstanding. Enforcement of duly enacted laws is the job of the attorney general and the district attorneys, and the governor has no business using his position to effectively pardon in advance someone who breaks the law.
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