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Anti-abortion license plate bill still hasn't been sent to Gov. Snyder ...
Michigan Radio, Michigan - June 19, 2017

’s been almost two weeks since the Legislature approved a state license plate in order for an anti-abortion group to fundraise off it, but the legislation still hasn’t be

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Legislature's latest bills take up hot button issues: abortion, family leave and pot
WZZM, Michigan - June 18, 2017

LANSING, MICH. - The hot-button issues of marijuana, abortion and parental leave time all were included in bills introduced in the Legislature last week. Democrats introduced the abortion and reproductive health bills in the hopes of rolling back legislation passed ...

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Legislature's latest bills take up hot button issues: abortion, family leave and pot
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - June 18, 2017

LANSING â The hot-button issues of marijuana, abortion and parental leave time all were included in bills introduced in the Legislature last week. Democrats introduced the abortion and reproductive health bills in the hopes of rolling back legislation

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Delaware lawmakers approve bill protecting abortion rights
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - June 7, 2017

DOVER, Del. â The state House on Tuesday gave final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that abortion remains legal in Delaware if Roe v. Wade is ever overturned. The measure, which cleared the Senate by one vote last month, passed the House ...

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Anti-abortion license plate now only needs Snyder's OK
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - May 25, 2017

LANSING â Michigan drivers could get a âChoose Lifeâ license plate that would benefit organizations that oppose abortions under a bill that received final passage in the state House of Representatives Thursday. Republicans supported the bill as a

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Woman discusses grief, loss, and finding common ground after abortion at 21 weeks
Michigan Radio, Michigan - May 18, 2017

âI don't regret my choice,â said Redmond, âbut I am filled with every emotion.â One of those emotions is an intense need to tell her story. Right after she had her abortion, then-candidate Trump discussed late-term abortion, in graphic and misleading

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Feedback: Abortion cartoon distorts truth, insults readers
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - May 7, 2017

Mike Thompson's so-called political cartoon depicting pro-life advocates disregarding young children's pleas for help is doubly insulting. It insults those who try to save unborn children, and it insults your readers' intelligence. Did I miss a news

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Lobbying, abortion, genital mutilation and frogs among new bills
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - April 30, 2017

LANSING â 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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Anti-abortion license plate gets Senate approval
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - April 27, 2017

LANSING â Michigan drivers could get a âChoose Lifeâ license plate that would benefit anti-abortion groups under a bill passed largely along party lines today in the Senate. Republicans supported the bill as a benefit to women and fetuses. âI remember ...

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Minnesota House backs ban on state dollars for abortion
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 25, 2017

The Minnesota House on Monday voted to ban state dollars from covering the cost of abortions for low-income women on public medical programs, looking to make gains at a time when abortion opponents nationwide are feeling emboldened.

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State suspends West Michigan's only independent abortion doctor
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - April 14, 2017

n's only independent abortion doctor The only independent abortion doctor practicing in West Michigan is bein

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Some GOP lawmakers push against Oklahoma anti-abortion bills
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 11, 2017

The bill sailed easily through the state House on a 67-16 vote last month, but some Republican lawmakers acknowledge they are growing weary of efforts by some of their GOP colleagues to continue to push some of the most far-reaching anti-abortion meas

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Anti-abortion group renews effort to ban state dollars for abortion
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 7, 2017

Leila Navidi, Star Tribune Sherry Green of St. Paul Park participated in the annual Minnesota Concerned Citizens for Life march at the State Capitol in 2015. MCCL has renewed efforts to end abortion coverage for low-income women on medical assistance.

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Agreement means Kentucky abortion clinic won't close for now
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 7, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. â Lawyers for Kentucky's governor have halted efforts to shut down the state's last abortion clinic pending the outcome of a lawsuit aimed at preventing the closure. The latest development came as lawyers for Gov. Matt Bevin and the ...

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Kentucky's new abortion law faces first legal test
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - March 23, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. â Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion faces its first legal challenge Thursday in a federal courtroom. A judge will hear arguments on whether to order a temporary halt to the law passed

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