Critics jump on ultrasound and autism connection

Ultrasound exams during pregnancy are common. And researchers have now looked at whether a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is more likely among children exposed to this technology in the womb.

Walker signs abortion bill

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a contentious Republican bill that would require women seeking an abortion to view an ultrasound of the fetus before the procedure and prohibit doctors from performing abortions unless they have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

Walker says he'll sign abortion bill

Senate expected to vote on bill Tuesday

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he will sign a bill requiring physicians to perform or arrange ultrasounds for women seeking abortions if the Legislature passes it.

Senate to vote on bill requiring ultrasound

Companion bill to be taken in Assembly Thursday

The Wisconsin Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill that would require physicians to provide or arrange an ultrasound for women seeking abortions.

Senate panel passes ultrasound bill

Proposal would require ultrasounds before abortions

A bill that would require doctors to provide or arrange an ultrasound for women seeking abortions has advanced out of a Senate committee.

Abortion ultrasound bill set for hearing

Bill would require women see physician for ultrasound before abortion

Physicians would have to inform the mother about the ultrasound procedure at least 24 hours before the abortion.