Groups say Michigan abortion amendment invalidates nearly 50 laws -- here’s what experts are saying
In a list obtained by Local4, anti-abortion groups claim they’ve identified up to 47 laws they think would be repealed or rendered invalid if the amendment is passed, because of a section that says all laws surrounding pregnancy would be addressed under the new amendment.
Live stream: Michigan board considers adding abortion rights proposal to November ballot
The Michigan Board of State Canvassers is convening Wednesday morning to consider several matters -- among them, the decision whether to allow an abortion rights ballot proposal seeking to amend the state constitution to appear on the November ballot.
GOP-led Michigan Legislature calls abortion a ‘medically unnecessary procedure’ in injunction appeal
Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature is asking the state Court of Appeals to lift a temporary injunction that is blocking the enforcement of the state’s 1931 abortion ban, keeping abortion legal in Michigan following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Michigan AG: Abortion care ‘cannot be prosecuted’ while injunction in place
With confusion and uncertainty over abortion laws and abortion care circulating throughout the state, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is reminding residents and health care providers that abortion is currently legal in the state.
Flashpoint Interview: Former US attorney of Michigan discusses trickle effect Roe V. Wade possible removal could have
Barbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney for the eastern district of Michigan, details the trickle effect Roe V. Wade’s possible removal could have on other laws that were once set in place before 1973.
Leaked SCOTUS opinion: A look at the future of abortion in Michigan if Roe is overturned
The right to abortions has been widely debated among Americans and lawmakers alike in recent years -- a debate that has nearly reached a boiling point today, given that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide this summer whether to overturn a landmark 1973 abortion ruling.