The state’s affordable housing, beautiful lakes and reproductive rights are some of the selling points Michigan may use in a new ad campaign hoping to convince young professionals to put down roots in the state.
YWCA leaders say it would expand access to reproductive health care for marginalized county residents. But two Republican county commissioners and other critics say it shouldn’t be done with tax money.
In overturning the 1973 Roe decision last year, the nation’s highest court pushed abortion questions back to state politics, but now it likely will decide the fate of the abortion pill mifepristone. Michigan providers have vowed to continue access.
With complete control of governance, Democrats passed a raft of liberal bills within their first 100 days. Republicans are annoyed, sounding much like Democrats from years past. Now comes the hard part.
The push to repeal follows passage of Proposal 3, which made abortion a constitutional right in Michigan. Democrats argue it’s time the law was off books. While many Republicans say they worry the repeal will make it more difficult to ensure other restrictions remain.
‘We're going to see a number of laws that are on the books right now be repealed’ with supporters of abortion rights holding legislative majority and other statewide offices, Attorney General Dana Nessel said Thursday.