Afternoon News Brief - Abortions rates down for Wisconsin doctors
Wisconsin doctors performed almost seven and a half percent fewer abortions last year. State officials said today that almost 7250 women had their infants aborted in 2011. That's down from 7825 the previous year. It was the seventh time in eight years that Wisconsin's abortion rate had gone down. The only exception was in 2009. 6.3 of every 1000 Wisconsin women had abortions last year.