Abortion Information

Lobbying, abortion, genital mutilation and frogs among new bills


Lobbying, abortion, genital mutilation and frogs among new bills
Detroit Free Press

LANSING — Weighty issues, including bans on lobbying for lawmakers, equal pay for women, expanding the existing ban on partial-birth abortions, making genital mutilation a crime and repealing the law that regulates explosives in the state were

full story

 read more

Related news

Curbs to abortion,unions, UofL Trustees fix to become KY law once signed
WAVE 3 - January 8, 2017

The seven-bill meal further restricts a woman's ability to obtain an abortion, weakens unions' efforts to organize labor, and sets the stage for giving the University of Louisville its third Board of Trustees in less than a year.The 11 Senate and 36 House Democrats ...

more

'Abortion: Stories Women Tell' Is the Documentary America Needs Right Now
Newsweek - March 24, 2017

The opening scene of Tracy Droz Tragos’s stirring documentary Abortion: Stories Women Tell, shows the Missouri state capitol fill with the chant: “All in Christ, for pro-life.”Back in 2014, supporters of a proposed extension of the state-mandated waiting ...

more

Abortion, guns, red light cameras tops 'hot button' issues for Iowa Legislature
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa - January 8, 2017

Social conservatives hope 2017 is the year the seeds theyâve been planting blossom into laws to restrict abortion, expand gun rights and support school choice.âBut only if pro-family Iowans are engaged in speaking our values to our government,â according to ...

more

Idaho Republicans Have to Roll Back Abortion Restrictions and They Feel 'Sad'
Rewire - March 7, 2017

Idaho is a Republican stronghold. The GOP, which controls both legislative chambers and the governor's office, has used its power to enact anti-choice legislation, including a pair of bills in 2015 that barred doctors from administering medication abortion via ...

more

Rauner won't say why he changed position on expanded abortion funding
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - April 21, 2017

"I dislike the Illinois law that restricts abortion coverage under the state Medicaid plan and state employees' health insurance because I believe it unfairly restricts access based on income. I would support a legislative effort to reverse that law," Rauner wrote ...

more

More from Michigan

Trending today

Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained ...

Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion

In a case that pits the Trump administration against a 17-year-old Mexican girl in the U.S. ...

Court Puts A Hold On Order That Approved Undocumented Teen's ...

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge's ruling that would have allowed a ...

The Trump administration just made its most Orwellian attack ...

The United States government is holding a woman prisoner to keep her from obtaining an abortion.Let ...

U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in ...

The U.S. abortion rate has fallen dramatically, by 25 percent, in recent years. The procedure ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming