What is so impressive about this is that it is the right thing to do. It is so much the right thing to do, that it passed with bipartisan support in the State Assembly and State Senate.
This law ensures that sexual assault survivors will receive compassionate care,
as recommended by health care professionals and sexual assault victim advocates,
in Wisconsin’s emergency rooms. It requires emergency rooms to provide rape
victims information about and access to emergency contraception without
All of this to ensure that no matter which Wisconsin
hospital a women visits after a sexual assault, she will be treated with
compassionate, comprehensive care.
I am REALLY proud to be a Wisconsinite right now!