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Hundreds Gather in Nation’s Capitol to Rally Against HIV/AIDS

Hundreds of people–young and old, men and women, gay, lesbian, transgender and straight–all effected and affected by HIV and AIDS rallied on the Washington Mall Saturday night to call for an end to the epidemic.

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Michigan Lawmakers Reduce Support for Family Planning and Medicaid

Shortly before 2 p.m. the Michigan Senate approved the budget for the Michigan Department of Community Health. The vote was 20-17.

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Pouillon’s Son Says Father Didn’t Really Care About Abortion

The son of James Pouillon, the man shot and killed last week in Owosso, Michigan while protesting outside of a school, says he doesn’t think his father was really pro-life. Pouillon’s daughter disagrees.

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President Obama Condemns Owosso Shooting

President Obama released a one sentence statement on Sunday on the shootings in Owosso, Michigan. One of the two men killed was a longtime anti-choice advocate.

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Anti-Choice Activist Shot, Killed in Owosso, Michigan

The Flint Journal is reporting that well known Owosso-based anti-abortion activist James Pouillion, 63, has been shot to death in front of Owosso High School. The shooting happened at approximately 7:30 a.m.

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Michigan Lawmakers Seeking to Reduce High Rates of Unintended Pregnancy, STDs

Michigan lawmakers introduce a series of bills to address crises of sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies.

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Proposed Same-Sex Marriage Bill Surprises Michigan Dems

Michigan Democrats were surprised when State Rep. Pam Byrnes announced she would offer legislation aimed at reversing the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Kalamazoo Commission Set to Move on Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

A special committee of the Kalamazoo City Commission is expected to move a controversial anti-discrimination ordinance back to the full commission for final reconsideration.

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Increase in Syphilis Cases in Michigan Worries Local Health Departments

Facing a significant increase in reported cases of syphilis infections, the Michigan’s Ingham County Health Department says it’s the midst of an outbreak of the sexually transmitted bacterial infection.

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Michigan’s HIV Disclosure Law: Overly Broad and Open to Abuse

Michigan’s law criminalizing HIV transmission can be used vindictively against populations already stigmatized, say legal experts.

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