Stories tagged: "abortion"

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., not pictured, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)
Michiganders Aren’t Buying Into Amy Coney Barrett. Here Are Their Top 4 Reasons.

If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday, protections for Black and queer Michiganders are just some of the rights endangered.

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The Deeply Personal Health Care Issues at the Center of Michigan’s Senate Race

We look at where Sen. Gary Peters and opponent John James stand on the health issues that matter most to Michiganders.

President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Michigan Lori Carpentier (left) called it “unsurprising” that Right to Life of Michigan failed to collect signatures in proportion to the number of Michigan voters who actually agree with their agenda to ban dilation and evacuation procedures. Indeed, Right to Life of Michigan President Barbara Listing (right) said in a statement that the increased minimum number of signatures required to be certified was the group’s biggest hurdle. (From left: Screenshot via YouTube; AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
Right to Life of Michigan Abandons Petition Drive to Enact Extreme Abortion Ban

The petition to skirt Gov. Whitmer’s veto powers and ban the common dilation and evacuation abortion fell short of the required number of signatures.