Stories tagged: "reproductive health"


Dozens attended a demonstration held at Detroit’s Palmer Park a few hours after the right-wing dominated U.S. Supreme Court decision was announced on Friday regarding the seminal 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. (Ken Coleman/Michigan Advance)
Study: States Protecting Abortion Access Have Higher Minimum Wage, Lower Incarceration Rates

A new study shows that there are direct correlations between a state’s economy and whether residents have access to abortion. And Michigan is, on average, faring better than states that have abortion bans in place. 

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Op-Ed: Michigan’s Young People Showed Up for Prop 3—Now Let’s Keep Working Together for Repro Rights

Opinion: You name it, we did it. Now we're asking you to keep the fight going.

Abortion rights protesters attend a rally outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Democratic Majority Keeps Abortion Access Center Stage in Lansing

Democratic lawmakers who won full control of state government in Michigan have put abortion access at the top of their agenda in the 2023 legislative session.

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Top Stories: 8 Big Michigan Headlines from 2022

These top stories from 2022 will shape 2023 in Michigan.

A growing number of faith leaders are throwing their support behind Proposal 3 in Michigan.
Michigan Clergy Endorse Proposal 3 in Last-Minute Conservative Shift

More than a dozen faith leaders from a wide range of denominations from across the state gathered for a summit of sorts to encourage Michiganders to vote yes on Proposal 3 on Nov. 8—joining a growing list of conservative voices who now support the initiative to protect reproductive freedom.

Danilo Gurovich is a strategic technology architect in Marine City, Michigan.
Op-Ed: ‘My grandmother died from an illegal abortion.’

"My grandmother was a hardworking subsistence farmer and mother to three children. When she bled on her bed from a botched abortion, she became one of thousands of women to lose their lives to the criminalized procedure."

Macomb Co. Commissioner Veronica Klinfelt is running for State Senate in District 11. (Photo via Facebook)
Op-Ed: In a Post-Dobbs World, Every Election Matters

As a woman who came of age after Roe v. Wade, it’s difficult to believe that my daughters now live in a world where they have fewer choices than the women of my generation did.