More state restrictions on abortion from insurance crack-downs to mandating new equipment, and a whole lot of governor talk.
Bart Stupak, now complaining about threats and harassment for his position on health reform, voted against the landmark 1994 Freedom to Access Clinic Entrances Act (FACE Act) that protects providers against harassment.
Michigan moves forward on practical contraceptive advances, schools reevaluate student privacy when it comes to abortions, teens are outed to prosecutors and more.
Much like a marathon, this roundup covers 20% of the states in the country, then rewards you with a giant pea suit. Ok, not so much like a marathon…
Michigan teenagers continue to become infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, at an alarming rate, Michigan health officials say.
Following up on a June surprise, Michigan House Speaker Pro Tem Pam Byrnes on Wednesday announced she had introduced legislation to roll back a 2004 constitutional amendment which bans same-sex marriage in the state.
Amidst a serious fiscal crisis and record unemployment, Republican lawmakers in Michigan had not much better to do than to propose a law to recognize fertilized eggs as people. Thanks to our colleague Todd Heywood of Michigan Independent for the document.
Legislation pending in Michigan sparks worries about health insurers denying coverage to those infected and tested without their knowledge.
While the public wants a public option, and while the President-as-candidate campaigned on the promise of at least something akin to a public option, the Administration has, from day one of the health care reform process, done just about everything it could to say they are “for” a public option “kinda sorta” but “it’s not the defining piece” of health reform. Huh?
The New York Times’ coverage of Pouillon’s murder obfuscates police reports that abortion was not a central factor, romanticizes anti-choice protesters, and ignores the history of anti-choice violence.