Women's Rights

Dingell sponsors measure noting intersection of misogyny, domestic violence and gun...

It's been 25 years since Congress passed the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) but the GOP-controlled U.S. Senate still hasn't reauthorized it. U.S. Rep....
Dana Nessel

No agreement reached on ‘Me Too’ home sexual assault kits, AG...

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s fight against home sexual assault evidence kits continues, as the company that produces them failed to respond to the...

Progressives take aim at Trump judicial pick as ‘Betsy DeVos in...

Updated, 11:55 a.m. with comments from the Michigan Democratic Party President Donald Trump has been filling federal court slots with right-wing nominees at record speed,...

Feds hit MSU with $4.5M fine as provost abruptly resigns

The Larry Nassar and William Strampel scandals continue to plague Michigan State University.  The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has determined that the university failed...

ACLU calls for revisions to University of Michigan’s student sexual misconduct...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan and the ACLU Women’s Rights Project on Thursday called for revisions to the University of Michigan’s...

Amy Greene: These women’s accomplishments tell another story of America

Two American Democratic representatives have been forbidden to enter Israel: “What are Trump and Netanyahu afraid of?” questioned the New York Times in an...

Nessel: ‘Me Too’ home sexual assault evidence kits violate law

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Thursday warned a company that its home sexual assault evidence kits violate Michigan's Consumer Protection Act. The AG’s...

Susan J. Demas: Trump’s crazy 2 weeks underscore just how much...

President Donald Trump is diverting disaster funds during hurricane season to his precious border wall. Migrant children are being raped, falling ill and dying...
abortion

Group already organizing repeal effort of 2 anti-abortion ballot proposals

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/28/19 As organizers of two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are gathering signatures around the state, a new group is working to put together...

Whitmer says firing Arbulu was the ‘right decision’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the Michigan Civil Rights Commission made the right call Tuesday night to remove Michigan Department of Civil Rights Director Augustin Arbulu. The...

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