WI AG Says He Won’t Enforce 172-Year-Old Abortion Statute If Roe Is Upended

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul will not enforce an abortion statute in the state that is set to return if abortion rights are undone by the federal Supreme Court next year. The High Court is set to rule on whether to uphold abortion protections that were established in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Deliberations earlier this month in a case seeking to dismantle Roe indicated that conservative members of the Court were prepared to curtail or eliminate entirely the nearly 50-year-old landmark decision and the protections it afforded. If Roe is upended, more than 20 states in the U.S.…