After Ohio vote, advocates in a dozen states are trying to put abortion on 2024 ballots
After voters in Ohio approved a constitutional amendment protecting the right to abortion and other forms of reproductive health care, advocates in at least a dozen states are hoping to take abortion questions to voters in 2024.
Abortion pill could be pulled off market by Texas lawsuit
A Texas lawsuit is posing a threat to the nationwide availability of medication abortion, which now accounts for the majority of abortions in the U.S. The case filed by abortion opponents who helped challenge Roe v. Wade seeks to reverse a decades-old approval by the Food and Drug Administration.
Judge hears final arguments on temporary order barring prosecutors from enforcing Michigan abortion ban
An Oakland County Circuit Court judge on Thursday continued to hear arguments for and against issuing a preliminary injunction that would continue to block the enforcement of Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban post Roe.
Judge hears arguments on temporary order blocking Michigan prosecutors from enforcing abortion ban
An Oakland County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday afternoon will hear arguments for and against extending a temporary restraining order that is currently blocking the enforcement of Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban post Roe.
Jim Harbaugh says he’d help raise baby if family, someone in program had unplanned pregnancy
University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh, who spoke out against abortion last week, said in an interview that in the event of an unplanned pregnancy in his family or football program, he’d be open to raising the child.
YouTube to remove videos spreading abortion falsehoods
YouTube will begin removing misleading videos about abortion in response to falsehoods being spread about the procedure that is being banned or restricted across a broad swath of the U.S. The move announced Thursday by the Google-owned video site comes about a month after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the case that had protected the legality of abortion in the country for nearly 50 years.
Poll: Where Michigan voters stand on abortion ruling, contraception, SCOTUS job approval
A majority of Michigan voters disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and most believe the court is delving into politics, not legal reasoning, according to a new WDIV/Detroit News poll.
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.
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.
Beaumont-Spectrum Health backtracks on abortion guidance, says current policy will continue
After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, Michigan’s largest health system, Beaumont-Spectrum Health, said it would discontinue most abortion services, despite the fact that the procedure remains legal in the state.
Whitmer urges Michigan Supreme Court to consider lawsuit on 1931 abortion law after Roe overturned
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion urging the state’s Supreme Court to consider her lawsuit challenging the 1931 abortion law following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.