Abortion Rights Advocates Are Raising Alarms About A Nearly Century-Old Michigan LawAbortion rights advocates in Michigan are raising alarms about a restrictive abortion ban put in place in 1931 before the US Supreme Court's 1973 landmark decision in Roe v. Wade.
Protestors Rally In Downtown Detroit Following Leaked Roe v. Wade Draft OpinionDemonstrators gathered in Downtown Detroit on Tuesday advocating for abortion rights after news leaked that the Supreme Court's draft opinion could potentially overturn Roe v. Wade.
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.
Draft Opinion Jolts Michigan, Where Abortion Ban Is On BooksA draft opinion that suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision reverberated in political battleground Michigan, where a near-total abortion ban may take effect again after nearly 40 years and is unlikely to be changed by the Republican-led Legislature.
As Roe v. Wade Hangs In The Balance, Democratic Candidates Prioritize Abortion Rights In 2022States across the country are rolling back access to abortion, and the fate of Roe v. Wade is up in the air -- two factors that Democrats believe could elevate the issue of abortion rights this midterm cycle to a level not reached in recent memory.
Whitmer Sues To Secure Abortion Rights, Vacate BanGov. Gretchen Whitmer sued Thursday to protect abortion rights, asking a Michigan court to recognize a right to abortion under the state constitution and to overturn a 176-year-old ban in the state that may take effect if the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling is vacated.
Ballot Drive Launched In Michigan To Protect Abortion RightsA ballot drive launched in Michigan on Friday would protect women's right to an abortion in case the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
If Roe Is Overturned, Michigan Has Abortion Ban On The BooksThe Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to let a Texas ban on most abortions remain in force — at least for now — prompted warnings and cheers from advocates in Michigan who noted the state still has a 90-year-old ban on the books if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
Roe V. Wade Would Be a Felony in Michigan if OverturnedA repeal of Roe v Wade would mean abortion laws that differ for every state. In Michigan, we'd revert to a 1931 law.
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.