Stories tagged: "Planned Parenthood"

An abortion rights rally at Michigan Capitol in Lansing, 2019. Photo by Rachel Goodhew/ Shutterstock
A Michigan Nurse Gives an Inside Look at What Losing ‘Roe’ Could Mean for Patients

"I know for a fact that when you make abortion illegal, it does not stop abortion from happening," Labor, delivery and abortion-care nurse Ashia George said. "I worry about the people who will try to do it themselves and maybe are not doing it in a safe manner— they could get injured or die."

Meet MI Leaders: Kyra Bolden Speaks Boldly on Race, Gender, and Age

Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden's willingness to speak frankly and honestly about uncomfortable issues has earned her cheers from both sides of the aisle.

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.