Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a series of new laws that are set to dissolve several long-standing legal barriers to reproductive care across Michigan.
These wins indicate that reproductive rights remain a potent issue for voters heading into the 2024 presidential election.
Three Republican state lawmakers and anti-abortion groups filed a federal lawsuit that seeks to peel back the constitutional right to reproductive freedom in Michigan, which was approved by about 2.5 million voters last year.
Democratic state lawmakers voted this week to finalize a series of bills that—if signed into law—will dissolve several long-standing legal barriers to reproductive care in Michigan. MICHIGAN—Legislation that’s set to be signed into law this month by Gov. Gretchen...
Nupur Huria led an effort at Michigan State University to get free emergency period products into campus bathrooms.
A coalition of advocates for abortion access are blaming one Democratic state lawmaker for derailing legislation that is designed to expand access to reproductive care in Michigan.
Before being elected to Congress, Mike Johnson tried to shut down an abortion clinic in Louisiana. After Roe v. Wade was overturned, Johnson called it a “historic and joyful” day and later expressed support for nationwide abortion ban. Now, he’s the new Speaker of the House.
Michigan lawmakers want to tear down longstanding legal barriers to abortion access by repealing old state laws that impose waiting periods and limit access to care.
Although these pharmacies dispensing the drug marks a victory for reproductive freedom, a looming Supreme Court case could cut off access to the medication in states where abortion is still legal.
Opill is the first ever birth control pill to be approved for over-the-counter sales. The medication will likely become available at stores and online retailers in the U.S. in early 2024.