Stories tagged: "Constitution"


Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan collect signatures for the "Reproductive Freedom for All" ballot initiative at a protest after the draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked. (Source: PPAM Facebook)
Michigan Panel Recommends Abortion Proposal for November Ballot

Michigan's Bureau of Elections recommended that the state's election board give final approval to a ballot initiative seeking to enshrine abortion rights into the state Constitution.

FILE - Health aide Angela Martin helps former Detroit Red Wings star Vladimir Konstantinov into his wheelchair on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in West Bloomfield, Mich. Konstantinov suffered a severe brain stem injury from an accident in a limousine with an impaired driver after a Stanley Cup celebration nearly 25 years ago. He was in danger of losing his 24/7 care he has had for two-plus decades, but major changes in Michigan car insurance law do not apply to people who were severely injured before summer 2019, the state appeals court said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. It is a victory for long-term victims of motor vehicle crashes and their care providers. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Long-Term Victims of Car Crashes in Michigan Win Key Court Decision

Major changes in Michigan car insurance law do not apply to people who were catastrophically injured before the summer of 2019, the state appeals court said Thursday.

Voters in November could get an opportunity to add abortion rights to the state constitution.
Court Shuts Down Lawmakers Amid Abortion Fight in Michigan

A decision from a three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals means that abortion is still fully legal in all 83 counties across Michigan.

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Explainer: Key Terms to Know Amid Michigan’s Battle for Abortions Rights 

As part of our ongoing coverage, we’ve assembled the following glossary to help readers better understand the situation at play.