(CBS DETROIT) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed funding tied to college pregnancy centers.
The veto was toward part of Michigan’s education budget and totaled about $6 million in funding.READ MORE: Ribs RnB Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend In Downtown Detroit
The funding was originally for anti-abortion pregnancy services at higher education centers and research grants that prohibit funding for stem cell research on aborted fetal tissue.READ MORE: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
In a letter to the state Senate, Whitmer said items “harm women’s health care” and would create a “gag rule preventing reproductive health-service providers from even mentioning abortion and otherwise make it harder for women to get the healthcare they need.”
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