Michigan House Panel OKs Bill Making It Crime To Coerce An AbortionDemocrats, who have called the bills redundant, opposed them after Republicans rejected attempts to also make it a crime to coerce a woman to stay pregnant against her will.
Protests Against Planned Parenthood Held Nationwide To 'Educate Americans About What Abortion Actually Does'Protests were held at 14 Michigan sites of Planned Parenthood, part of nationwide protests at 290 locations.
Abortion Coercion Bills Clear Michigan SenateBackers say coerced abortions are a real problem and detractors counter that they already are illegal.
Senators Continue Fight Against Michigan 'Rape Insurance' LawState Democratic Representative Sarah Roberts of St. Clair Shores co-sponsored a bill that would overturn the law.
Abortion Insurance Law Takes Effect In MichiganThe new law requires residents or businesses wanting health insurance coverage for abortions to buy extra coverage.
Opponents To Target Mich. Abortion Law In 2014The vast majority of people in this state don't want this ugly policy. A lot of them are extremely offended by it."
Few Abortions Covered With Insurance In MichiganIf lawmakers vote to restrict insurance coverage of abortions in Michigan, it would affect a small number of abortions because the vast majority already are paid for out of pocket.
Group Seeks To Ban Abortion Coverage From Health PlansMichigan abortion foes have collected enough signatures to put a proposal before lawmakers to ban abortion coverage from health plans unless a separate policy is bought.
Board OKs Petition Form For Abortion ProposalRight to Life of Michigan says taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for other people's abortions.
Anti-Abortion Advocate Sues City Of Ann ArborA Washtenaw County man who uses his car to spread an anti-abortion message is suing the city of Ann Arbor and its police chief over what he says is the violation of his free-speech rights.
Bill Allows Refusal Of Health Care On Moral BasisSupporters say the legislation protects religious freedom and is needed particularly in the wake of the federal health care law mandating employer-provided birth control in their health plans.
Abortion Clinics Need License, Check For CoercionMichigan abortion clinics will need a state license and must check to make sure women are not being bullied or pressured into getting an abortion under a new law that took effect Sunday.