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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

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