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Michigan Abortion

Bill Would Outlaw Abortion Before Some Women Know They're Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

A package of bills introduced in Michigan's legislature would drastically restrict women's access to abortion -- and may be unconstitutional. Intr...

Laura Bassett

The 9 Worst States For Reproductive Rights In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

While 2011 went down in history as the worst year for women's reproductive rights, 2013 has officially become the second worst, as Republican state la...

Ashley Woods

Scary Fact About Michigan's Abortion Insurance Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Michigan women will have to purchase a separate rider if they want their health insurance to pay for an abortion, after the state's Legislature on We...

Lawmaker Bravely Reveals She Was Victim Of Rape In Emotional 'Abortion Insurance' Debate

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Before her colleagues voted a controversial bill restricting abortion insurance into law, Michigan Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D- East La...

Group Uses Quirk Of State Law To Push Abortion Restriction

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Basic insurance coverage for abortions could soon be banned in Michigan, even without support from Republican Governor Rick Snyder. A petition seek...

How One State's Anti-Abortion Group Is Working The System

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Late last year, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed restrictive abortion legislation that imposes new regulations on clinics and doctors; it was cond...

Abortion Coverage Ending For State Senators, No Exception For Rape

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.15.2013 | Detroit

After a memo was sent to Michigan Senate members last week alerting them that "voluntary" abortion coverage will be discontinued, Michigan Senate Dem...

Laura Bassett

Michigan Abortion 'Super-Bill' Passes State Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

The Michigan Senate passed its version of a controversial abortion bill on Wednesday that would regulate abortion clinics as surgical centers, require...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Package Barrels Through Michigan Legislature

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

State lawmakers in Michigan are using their lame-duck session to pass a bundle of bills that would significantly restrict women's ability to access an...

Laura Bassett

GOP Lawmaker: Silencing Female Colleague Over Vagina Comments Was Like Putting A Kid in 'Timeout'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Thousands of women protested when Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield) was banned from speaking on the House Floor for a day after she u...

Laura Bassett

Michigan Abortion Bill Draws Hundreds Of Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Hundreds of protesters descended on Michigan's Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday to fight sweeping anti-abortion legislation that opponents say would impo...