Stories tagged: "protest"

Voters in November could get an opportunity to add abortion rights to the state constitution.
Are You Striking for Women’s Rights on Friday? Learn Why #DayWithoutUs Is Asking You To 

Organizers in Michigan and across the country are asking people to stay home from work and school this Friday, Sept. 30, in response to Roe v. Wade's overturn.

A man carries a rifle during a rally in support of President Donald Trump at the state capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Chaos Continues With an Angry Rally at the Michigan Capitol Followed by a Bomb Threat

Hundreds of openly armed protesters descended on the Lansing building, falsely declaring a second victory for the president.

Sen. Andy Levin is calling for the Macomb County prosecutor to drop charges against peaceful demonstrators.
U.S. Rep. Andy Levin: Macomb Prosecutor Should Drop Felony Charges Against Protesters

A peaceful protest was met with brute force, says U.S. Rep. Andy Levin, who implores a Macomb County prosecutor to drop felony charges.

Protesters led by the organization Detroit Will Breathe gained a major win in their fight against police brutality.
Michigan Judge Temporarily Bans Excessive Police Force on Protesters

Detroit Will Breathe won against the City of Detroit, but the ban expires at the end of the month.

Still images taken from cell phone video shot of Detroit Police and federal troops clashing against protesters. Media courtesy of Kayleigh Waterman.
Michiganders Want Federal Troops Out. Trump Won’t Listen.

Local leaders said President Trump's federal troops were here to address gun violence, but it was just a matter of time before forces set their sights on protesters.

Supporters came with many signs, ready to share the message and make their voices heard.
PHOTOS: Detroit’s Rally to Save the USPS

This community of postal workers, neighbors, and lawmakers are demanding that the USPS be saved.

A MI CORE member and teacher poses for a photo at the caucus's protest on the State Capitol lawn last week. Photo via MI CORE Facebook.
Teachers Union: ‘Schools Should Not Resume In-Person Instruction’

As districts across the state scramble for a viable plan of action, teachers want to move learning online.