Stories tagged: "Supreme Court"

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
New Polls Say Michigan Voters are Angry About Roe, and Plan to Lean on Whitmer in November

Polling data suggests that anger over abortion rights will translate into enthusiasm at the polls—and it's mostly for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Roe’s Overturn Means Fear and Suffering. It’s Time For Us To Help Each Other.

Last week, I started the passport application process. Not for an exciting trip abroad or an international career move. I applied for my passport because on Friday, June 24, I got a call from my girlfriend at 10:50 a.m.––minutes after Roe v. Wade had been overturned.  She had an urgency in her voice as she...

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Explainer: Key Terms to Know Amid Michigan’s Battle for Abortions Rights 

As part of our ongoing coverage, we’ve assembled the following glossary to help readers better understand the situation at play.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
Misinformation Spreads Amid Legal Battle for Reproductive Freedom

Citing “confusion” over the legality abortions in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked the state Supreme Court to weigh in—and quickly.

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A Look at the Petition to Guarantee Reproductive Freedom for Michiganders

While court battles wage over the future of abortion access, a petition could put that right to a majority vote of the people.

Roe Is Dead. Michiganders Are Devastated. Republicans Are Celebrating.

Both sides of the aisle came out to condemn—or support—the decision

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Abortions Are Still Legal in Michigan—At Least for Now 

Seven things to know about abortion access in Michigan after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday.