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Not Just Labor Rights; Scott Walker Is Also Dismantling Women's Rights

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That's movement in the wrong direction for women, and for Wisconsin. And it has to stop.

But it won't stop for so long as Scott Walker and Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch remain in office.

That's why leading advocates for women, including former Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, state Senator Lena Taylor and state Representative Terese Berceau, are actively campaigning to recall Walker--along with former Brown County Executive Nancy Nusbaum, who used to be a Republican. That's why former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, a gubernatorial candidate, and three other women are running as Democratic challengers to anti-choice Republcans in the recall elections.

They recognize that this is a moment when Wisconsin will decide whether it is on the right side of progress -- for women and for families.

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