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DeVos becomes latest Republican to compare abortion rights to slavery

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos compared the pro-choice stance to slavery while she spoke to a crowd at a Colorado Christian University event in...

Students concerned about U of M transparency in provost sexual misconduct...

University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert, executive vice president of academic affairs, was placed on administrative leave Wednesday following several allegations of sexual misconduct....

U of M Provost under investigation for sexual misconduct allegations

Martin A. Philbert, the University of Michigan Provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, is on administrative leave as of Tuesday following allegations...

‘It’s a real loss for survivors.’ Domestic violence law remains stalled...

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was an issue that could transcend partisan politics on Capitol Hill.  Not anymore.  The landmark law...

Stevens, bipartisan lawmakers file brief against ‘technicality’ that can free military...

There is no statute of limitations for rape in the military, but advocates say a misconstrued legal technicality allows for hundreds of convicted rapists...

McMorrow says she had to file sexual harassment complaint against Lucido,...

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak) was all too aware that filing a sexual harassment complaint against fellow state Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.)...

Report: Sen. Mallory McMorrow filing sexual harassment complaint against Lucido for...

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak) will be filing a sexual harassment report against fellow state Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) about a 2018...

Activist, professor Angela Davis ties MLK’s legacy to current fight for...

During her 45-minute speech on the campus of the University of Michigan Monday, Angela Davis urged 3,500 attendees to push back against the prison...

Susan J. Demas: In the Trump era, the GOP silence on...

It’s a safe bet that if a Republican lawmaker told a female reporter that a group of schoolboys could “have a lot of fun...

With an eye on the 2020 election, hundreds brave winter storm...

In winter coats and holding cardboard signs, hundreds came to the Women’s March Saturday in Lansing, despite the rain and snow.  Speakers on the Capitol...

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