Stories tagged: "Garlin Gilchrist"

In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, supporters of LGBT rights stage a protest on the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Michigan Supreme Court: Anti-Discrimination Law Protects LGBTQ+

In a key ruling, the state's anti-discrimination law was extended to also include formal protections based on sexual orientation.

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Op-Ed: Why Dobbs is Bad for Michigan, and What We’re Doing About It – by Lt. Gov. Gilchrist

An op-ed by Michigan Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Gilchrist II.

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A Still-Active 1931 Statute Could Soon Ban Abortions in Michigan. This Lawsuit Aims to Fix That.

“We believe that women in Michigan … have an affirmative right to make their own healthcare decisions, including whether or not they choose to have an abortion,” Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist told The ‘Gander.

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Top Michigan Republican Lies About Schools, Spreads Racist Comments

School officials are scrambling to clear up rumors an elected official in Michigan is spreading. And this isn’t the first time she’s used fear or lies to shape her constituents’ beliefs. Here is the latest. 

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This New Plan Makes Broadband More Affordable for Michiganders. More Help Could be Coming.

A new federal program is helping struggling Michiganders get broadband connections by paying some of the cost.

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‘It Opened the World to Us’: Broadband Infrastructure Can Transform Rural Michigan Life

More than a million Michiganders don't have access to broadband internet. Here's what it's like to finally connect.

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PHOTOS: Kamala Harris Spends Precious Election Day Hours in Metro Detroit

For a few hours Tuesday, Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris helped mobilize voters in Metro Detroit alongside Michigan leaders.