Wisconsin Abortion Federal Judge Blocks Wisconsin Abortion Rule By Marge Pitrof • Mar 21, 2015 Wisconsin cannot require abortion providers to obtain hospital admitting privileges, according to U.S. District Judge William Conley. Walker Wants to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy By Marge Pitrof • Mar 3, 2015 Mark Wilson/Getty Images Gov. Walker issued an "Open Letter on Life", saying he would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks, and expects the Legislature to hand him such a bill. Wisconsin Abortion Law Remains Blocked By Marge Pitrof • Dec 20, 2013 The law would require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. State Senate Approves New Abortion Rules By LaToya Dennis • Jun 12, 2013 Alex E. Proimos, Flickr Wisconsin's state senators voted along party lines Wednesday morning, to advance a bill requiring women seeking abortions to first undergo an ultrasound. Republicans voted in favor, Democrats against. Committee Advances Abortion Rules By Marge Pitrof • Jun 10, 2013 A state Senate committee on Monday approved new rules for abortion providers. If state leaders adopt the bill, Planned Parenthood says it would close its abortion facility in Appleton.