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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Another law signed by Gov. Walker another lawsuit pending

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MADISON - A long legal battle may be in store for the state and civil liberty groups. Governor Scott Walker signed a bill yesterday that would require an ultrasound before an abortion. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming the new law is unconstitutional.


The law would go into effect on Monday, but the court could place a temporary block to the law, at least until the lawsuit is settled.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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