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'31 Abortion Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

09/09/22 02:49 PM By John Reurink - Comment(s)
'31 Abortion Ban Ruled Unconstitutional
Michigan's abortion-ban law has been ruled unconstitutional by a Court of Claims judge who has donated to Planned Parenthood, the plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Experts Say Supremes Should Reject Challenges To Promote Vote, Reproductive Freedom Initiatives

09/06/22 10:50 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Experts Say Supremes Should Reject Challenges To Promote Vote, Reproductive Freedom Initiatives
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 09/02/22) Legal experts Friday called challenges to the voting and abortion-related ballot initiatives a "ridiculous" effort of "legal politics."

Canvassers' Deadlock Sends Abortion Proposal To Supreme Court

09/01/22 11:42 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Canvassers' Deadlock Sends Abortion Proposal To Supreme Court
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/31/22) The Board of State Canvassers deadlocked on whether the Reproductive Freedom for All proposal belongs on the Nov. 8 ballot, kicking the decision to the Michigan Supreme Court for the second time.

Whitmer Drops 145 Abortion Tweets Since Dobbs Decision

08/31/22 11:07 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Whitmer Drops 145 Abortion Tweets Since Dobbs Decision
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/30/22) Across two different campaign-related accounts, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has tweeted about abortion at least 145 times since Roe v. Wade was overturned around 67 days ago.

Abortion, Voting Rights Proposals Recommended For Ballot

08/26/22 11:25 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Abortion, Voting Rights Proposals Recommended For Ballot
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 08/25/22) Bureau of Elections staff recommended Thursday the Board of State Canvassers put Promote the Vote 2022 and Reproductive Freedom for All on the November ballot after both received at least the minimum number of signatures.
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