Stories tagged: "Roe v. Wade"


Carol Glanville, who represents the 74th district in the Michigan House of Representatives, writes about her experience on the House floor last week. (Photo: Carol Glanville)
Op-Ed: ‘Here’s what happened last week when I tried to speak on reproductive freedom in the Michigan House’ – Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Walker)

"With no voting days scheduled before November, it was likely our last stand to try to restore women’s rights in Michigan that have rolled back 50 years."

Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) stands in solidarity with with Everytown for Gun Safety. Bayer has her sights set on education for the next legislative session. (Senator Rosemary Bayer via Facebook)
Meet MI Leader: Rosemary Bayer Eyes Progress on Education and Reproductive Freedom

Rosemary Bayer wants to turn post-Roe panic into action this November. She has her sights set on taking reproductive freedom to the Legislature in Michigan.

Voters in November could get an opportunity to add abortion rights to the state constitution.
Court Shuts Down Lawmakers Amid Abortion Fight in Michigan

A decision from a three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals means that abortion is still fully legal in all 83 counties across Michigan.

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court, early Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It's unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the draft Politico posted, which if verified marks a shocking revelation of the high court's secretive deliberation process, particularly before a case is formally decided. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
‘It Doesn’t Matter What County You Live in Now’: Abortion is Legal Across Michigan

A judge's Friday ruling prevents county prosecutors in Michigan from charging abortion providers with felonies. It's expected to hold until voters can decide.

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon stands next to former President Donald Trump. (Tudor Dixon via Facebook)
Tudor Dixon on the Issues: Forced Birth, Bigotry and the Big Lie

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon bills herself as a “political outsider” who will make the state more friendly to families and business, but in many ways, her priorities may threaten to make Michigan less welcoming.

Privacy advocates are watching for new moves by law enforcement agencies in states with abortion bans.
Democrats Widen Scrutiny of Tech Over Abortion Data Privacy

Democratic representatives—like US Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn)—are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion.

Protestors gather in California to support marriage equality in 2008. (Karin Hildebrand Lau/Shutterstock)
Five Michigan Republicans Voted Against Marriage Equality (It Still Passed)

Without much help from Michigan Republicans, the US. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex and interracial marriages.