Women's Rights

Cheers erupt as Virginia lawmakers vote to become pivotal 38th state...

Cheers erupted at the Capitol as the Equal Rights Amendment cleared both chambers of the General Assembly on Wednesday, making Virginia the 38th and...

Senate GOP, Dem leaders ask for formal investigation into sexual harassment...

State Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) and Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) on Wednesday afternoon wrote the Senate Business Office asking for...

Senate GOP leader calls Lucido’s sexist comments to reporter ‘very unacceptable,’...

Updated, 2:46 p.m. 1/15/19, with additional comments Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) on Wednesday called sexist comments state Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.)...

I tried to interview Sen. Peter Lucido. He told me a...

I waited outside the Michigan Senate chamber to ask Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) on Tuesday for a comment about the Detroit Metro Times’...

Klobuchar points to Whitmer in Dem debate as an example of...

It was inevitable. After a torrent of stories about a 2018 conversation when presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said rival U.S. Sen....

The march to reverse Roe v. Wade: Michigan anti-abortion group, 5...

Right to Life of Michigan, the state’s foremost anti-abortion organization, has filed to a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe...

Lawmakers start year by focusing on human trafficking

Ruth Rondon, who was a victim of human trafficking for 18 years, shared on Thursday her emotional story of trauma, abuse, rape and corruption...

Nessel, Democratic AGs blast GOP lawsuit to stop the ERA

With Virginia primed to be the pivotal 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) — meaning that the necessary three-quarters of states...

Susan J. Demas: Why are there so few stories about Trump’s...

This week, President Trump may have stumbled into a war with Iran and was accused by yet another woman of sexual harassment. If you haven't...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

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