Law requires Wisconsin hospitals to provide emergency contraception for victims of rape

In continuing coverage from a previous edition of Emergency Medicine Today, the AP (3/14) reports that Wisconsin “Gov. Jim Doyle (D) has signed into law a requirement that hospitals provide rape victims with emergency contraception upon their request.” Wisconsin EDs will be required to provide information regarding “the so-called morning-after pill to rape victims and dispense the drug” if the patient requests it.

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