Healthcare


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A Look at the Petition to Guarantee Abortion Rights for Michiganders

While court battles wage over the future of abortion access, a petition could put that right to a majority vote of the people.

Roe Is Dead. Michiganders Are Devastated. Republicans Are Celebrating.

Both sides of the aisle came out to condemn—or support—the decision

An abortion rights rally at Michigan Capitol in Lansing, 2019. (Rachel Goodhew/ Shutterstock)
Abortions Are Still Legal in Michigan—At Least for Now 

Seven things to know about abortion access in Michigan after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday.

A burn pit at a US base. (Image via Shutterstock)
Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits While in Afghanistan and Elsewhere Could Soon Get the Help They Need

Senators, including Michigan's Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, voted in favor of legislation that will help veterans seeking care for problems likely caused by exposure to burn pits.

Graphic by Shana Ford, Photographs courtesy of Rev. Christopher Roe and Rev. Greta Jo Seidohl
Faith Leaders: We Support Your Right to a Safe, Legal Abortion

Despite what you might think, polls consistently show that a majority of Americans who follow a religious tradition believe abortion should be legal. “

Abortion rights demonstrators rally on the National Mall in Washington, during protests across the country, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
EXCLUSIVE: Only 13% of Republican Voters Say Recent Developments Around Abortion Make Them Happy, Poll Shows

Forty-seven percent of likely voters said they felt “worried” about recent developments regarding abortion rights, while more than four in 10 reported feeling “angry" or “sad.” 

Containers of the medication used to end an early pregnancy sit on a table inside a Planned Parenthood clinic, Oct. 29, 2021, in Fairview Heights, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Everything You Need to Know About Medication Abortion in Michigan

Searches for medication abortion and prescription requests for abortion pills have skyrocketed following the May 2 Supreme Court opinion leak. We asked Michigan OB/GYN, Dr. Halley Crissman, to talk about how medication abortion works.