Abortion rights petition drive sets record in Michigan-- what we know
Supporters of a petition to make access to abortion a part of the Michigan constitution submit a record number of signatures Monday. The group submitted 753,000 signatures, well above the threshold, to get the issue on the November ballot.
Live stream: Reproductive Freedom for All submits 753K signatures in favor of Michigan abortion rights
Groups seeking to codify the right to abortion care in Michigan have submitted a record number of signatures in favor of a ballot initiative that would put the vote up to Michiganders this fall. Watch them speak live.
Passionate protests of Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade made at Kalamazoo rally
KALAMAZOO, MI -- When Katie Moran heard about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Moran curled up in bed and cried. Moran was one of several people who shared stories and passionate protests Friday evening during the Kalamazoo Bans Off Our Bodies Rally rally at Bronson Park. Moran emphasized how the Supreme Court ruling affects all people, regardless of their gender identity. Randy Lubratich, a volunteer for Planned Parenthood, said she’s been working with Reproductive Freedom For All for several weeks to gather signatures. A lot of them turn to Planned Parenthood,” Lubratich said.mlive.com