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Wis. GOP Lawmaker Pushing for Pro-Life Plates

 Wis. GOP Lawmaker Pushing for Pro-Life Plates

MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ A Republican lawmaker is again pushing a bill to create anti-abortion license plates.

Rep. Andre Jacque's proposal would create plates that read ``Choose Life'' with an image of a baby's footprint. Anyone who wants the plate would have to pay the regular registration fee, the state's $15 special plate fee and another $25 that would go to Choose Life Wisconsin, a corporation Wisconsin Family Action and Pro-Life Wisconsin have created to funnel the money to crisis pregnancy centers.

Jacque introduced a similar bill last year but it went nowhere. The Assembly's transportation committee has scheduled a public hearing on the new proposal for Tuesday but its prospects are murky. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald's spokesman says the bill isn't on what he called ``the fast track.''

 

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