Same-sex couples in Michigan may have a harder time adopting children under new laws signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday that allow adoption agencies to deny anyone services based on the organization’s “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
A person can be fired, denied housing, and refused health care for being gay or transgender in Michigan. That could change this year, as Democratic lawmakers are seeking to extend statewide non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ residents.
An effort spearheaded by Right to Life of Michigan would require everyone in the state who wants insurance coverage of abortion care to purchase a separate rider. The initiative is proving unpopular with many state residents.
Despite public outcry, the massive omnibus anti-abortion superbill will now become law.
The Republican governor may be hoping to revamp his image as one of the most unpopular governors in the country.
Is that what his one paragraph bill summary told him?
RH Reality Check conducted a Q & A with former Michigan Governor and host of Current TV’s ‘The War Room’ Jennifer Granholm on how Republicans want to treat women like children and why women should be leading this country.
Conservatives in Michigan are at once proposing to make working-class motherhood more financially challenging while at the same time placing further restrictions on the choice of whether and when to become a mother in the first place.