Last stop for the anti-abortion superbill? The governor’s desk. But will he sign the bill or veto it?
It’s been six months since the Michigan State House voted in favor of HB 5711, the anti-abortion “super bill” considered one of the most extreme in the country. Now that the year is about to come to a close, it appears that the bill is back on the legislature’s agenda, and is expected to be voted on by the Senate as soon as today.
The senate makes restricting reproductive rights a daylong event.
The restrictive collection of TRAP laws and bans could be voted on as early as August 15th.
Michigan’s “super-bill” of abortion restrictions has activists marching on Lansing, urging lawmakers to support or reject the proposal.
Michigan House Democratic floor leader Kate Segal and Planned Parenthood of Michigan respond to the anti-choice “super-bill,” quickly becoming known as one of the most extreme pieces of anti-choice legislation in the country.
Rendon’s HB 5711 is the first bill in the state to roll so many abortion restrictions into one package, threatening to create serious barriers to abortion access for both abortion-seeking women and abortion providers in one fell swoop.