WCASA Statement on Overturning of Roe

We strongly condemn the five members of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) who voted to overturn Roe when issuing their opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson. While we are not surprised by this decision given the leak of the draft opinion in early May, it is incomprehensible how five justices could so callously… Read more »

Action Alert: Tell Your Legislator to Repeal the WI Abortion Ban!

June 8, 2022 — Today, Governor Evers called a Special Session of the legislature requesting they take up the Abortion Rights Preservation Act, which would repeal Wisconsin’s 173-year-old criminal abortion ban. The Special Session will take place on June 22.  If the legislature does not repeal the abortion ban, access to safe and legal abortion… Read more »

Action Alert: Tell Your Representative Vote Yes on AB 58!

February 1, 2022 — Tomorrow, the Assembly Committee on Housing and Real Estate will take a vote on AB 58.  This legislation provides survivors with an additional mechanism to terminate their lease early if they fear imminent violence by remaining at their residence. Now is the time to contact your state Representative to tell them… Read more »

WCASA Statement on the Senate Passing AB 411

January 25, 2022 – WCASA condemns the Senate’s passage of AB 411, a harmful bill that will prohibit race or sex stereotyping in any anti-racism and anti-sexism instruction/training in K-12 schools. However, the language in this legislation is so broad that it will inherently create a chilling effect on offering anti-racism and anti-sexism instruction to… Read more »

Action Alert: Tell Your Representative to Oppose AB 413!

December 7, 2021 — Tomorrow, the Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities will take a vote on AB 413. This harmful legislation would prohibit race or sex stereotyping in any anti-racism and anti-sexism instruction/training at UW System and Technical College System institutions. However, the language in this bill is so broad that it will inherently… Read more »

WCASA Applauds Signing of Sexual Assault Kit Reform Bills

December 6, 2021 – WCASA applauds Governor Evers for signing SB 71 and SB 94, legislation that improves how Sexual Assault Kits (SAKs) are handled and that establishes a SAK tracking system, respectively. Collectively, these bills will help ensure Wisconsin does not experience another backlog of unsubmitted SAKs in the future. We would also like… Read more »