Whitmer Calls On Insurance Companies To Ensure Michigan Women Have Reproductive Health CoverageOn Wednesday, June 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent letters to every major health insurance company in the state of Michigan, urging them to take action in ensuring Michigan women have reproductive health care coverage, according to the Executive Office of the Governor.
Court Interested In Dispute Over Michigan 1931 Abortion BanThe Michigan Court of Appeals opened the door Wednesday to abortion opponents who are trying to overturn a recent decision that suspended the state's long-dormant ban on the procedure.
Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban ChallengeThe Michigan Supreme Court said Friday it wants more information from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about her request to erase a state abortion ban from decades ago.
Michigan Judge Elizabeth Gleicher Suspends 1931 Abortion BanA judge on Tuesday suspended Michigan's dormant ban on abortion, saying it likely violates the state constitution.
1931 Law Bans Abortion In Michigan, AG Says She Won't Defend ItMichigan currently has a 1931 law on the books that bans abortions, a law that was trumped by the federal decision in 1973.
Whitmer Urges GOP Lawmakers To Repeal 'Arcane' Abortion BanDemocratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday urged the Republican-controlled Legislature to repeal a 90-year-old law that criminalized abortion in Michigan, warning that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn women's constitutional right to abortion.