Wisconsin Clergy Reporting Bill Poses Serious Threat to Religious Freedom

Last Wednesday, three Democrat lawmakers announced they would be introducing the “Clergy Mandatory Reporting Act” in Wisconsin’s state legislature. The State Assembly version of the bill is sponsored by Reps. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) and Melissa Sargent (D-Madison), while the State Senate version is sponsored by Sen. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee). While statements from the bill’s sponsors have implied Wisconsin law doesn’t require clergy to report child abuse to authorities, that is not the case. In fact, state law does currently require clergy to report under most circumstances.   The Clergy Mandatory Reporter Act is actually intended to remove a clause that exempts members

Wisconsin Governor Vetoes Anti-Infanticide Bill

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers vetoed a bill on Friday that would have mandated proper medical care for infants who are born alive after an abortion attempt. Governor Evers, a Democrat, previously referred to the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act as “redundant” and not a “productive use of time.” After vetoing the bill, he stated: Everyone should have access to quality, affordable health care, and that includes reproductive health care…Politicians shouldn’t be in the business of interfering with decisions made between patients and their healthcare providers. The anti-infanticide bill was not Evers only veto on Friday. Three other bills that would

More Democrat Governors Refuse to Stand Against Infanticide

Two swing state Democrat governors have chosen to stand for late-term abortion and infanticide in Easter week. If Republicans are smart, they will hammer them on it. First was North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat who was elected in 2016 by a fraction of a point in a race rife with allegations of voter fraud on his behalf. He vetoed a bill to require life-preserving medical treatment for babies born alive after a failed abortion. The issue has become particularly prevalent after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s comments that a baby born alive in that situation should be simply “kept