Women's Rights

State board approves language for 2 anti-abortion ballot measures

Updated, 2:27 p.m. with comments from Planned Parenthood The Board of State Canvassers approved on Wednesday language for two petitions that would severely restrict abortion...

Mary Alice Carter: Real Alternatives is a real waste of Michigan...

It shouldn’t be controversial to say that elected officials have a responsibility to be trustworthy stewards of taxpayers’ money. Unfortunately, conservative legislators in Lansing have...

Whitmer signs women in sports executive order

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Monday creating a task force aimed at promoting women in sports. The Task Force on Women in Sports...

Whitmer asked at 19th Amendment event if ‘angry women’ will decide...

A ceremony celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote went slightly off-the-rails when a local TV reporter asked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer if...

Nessel says female presidential hopefuls are snagging more attention

At an April event for women in politics, Attorney General Dana Nessel didn't hold back her criticism that the six women running for president...

Nessel: SCOTUS could overturn same-sex marriage, birth control decisions

Attorney General Dana Nessel gave her blunt assessment at a Planned Parenthood forum in April when she declared she believes Roe v. Wade will...

Whitmer: Still no interest in VP, why she’s met with female...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first said last year in an interview with the Advance that she wasn't interested in being on the presidential ticket. That was...

Whitmer talks workers’ rights, as GOP Legislature shows no sign of...

Before last year’s manic Lame Duck period which saw a number of socially conservative and GOP power grab bills fly to then-Gov. Rick Snyder’s...

Anti-abortion group with state contract protested at Mackinac

Updated 5/30/2019, 4:55 p.m. A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is blanketing this week’s Mackinac Policy Conference with accusations that a family planning group opposed to abortion...

Stabenow says Trump has difficulties with ‘strong, smart women’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said in a press conference in the Rose Garden that he told top Democrats he wouldn't strike an infrastructure...

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