MADISON (May 4, 2022) — Wisconsin has a 173-year-old abortion ban that hasn’t been enforced in decades. But if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the decision in Roe v. Wade, that law will trigger, criminalizing abortions in the state.

In a leaked draft opinion obtained by Politico, five of the court’s conservative justices described Roe’s reasoning as “exceptionally weak,” and said “the decision has had damaging consequences.”

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