Stories tagged: "Michigan Court of Claims"


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. The Supreme Court has ruled that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian, and transgender people from discrimination in employment. It's a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Michigan Businesses Can Legally Discriminate Against LGBTQ Customers—for Now

Rouch World's discrimination against LGBTQ patrons being upheld by a Michigan court is a step toward ending LGBTQ discrimination. Here's why.

President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump’s Lawsuit to Stop Michigan’s Vote Was Just Thrown Out. This is Why.

President Trump's attempt to block Michigan from counting votes was tossed out by the court. Here’s what Judge Cynthia Stephens said about his lawsuit.

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Michigan Ballots Will Be Counted for Two Weeks After the Election

Considering postal delays and the pandemic, Michigan will count ballots for two weeks after Election Day.

One of the last signature drives before the stay-at-home order went into effect, with Grand Rapids Pride Center. Photo courtesy Fair and Equal Michigan.
Coronavirus Threw a Wrench in the Petition Process. This Lawsuit Wants to Fix That.

Despite support, Fair and Equal Michigan was only able to collect a typical week's worth of petition signatures during the entire coronavirus pandemic.