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Oops! Typo-filled Michigan abortion amendment could have used a proofreader

Aug 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The proposal would establish a “new individual right to reproductive freedom" and invalidate parental consent requirements and other existing abortion... Read more

Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan. (Official portrait)

Proposed Michigan abortion amendment has major problems, pro-life coalition says

May 26, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Advocates of legal abortion in Michigan have proposed a constitutional amendment that pro-life critics say is so poorly written it... Read more

Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan. (Official portrait)

Michigan bishops urge respect for law as governor sues to overturn abortion ban

Apr 8, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

After the Michigan governor sued Thursday asking a court to find that the state constitution includes the right to abortion,... Read more


Ballot initiative to enshrine abortion rights is 'sad' and 'harmful', Michigan bishops say

Jan 11, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Abortion advocacy groups in Michigan have launched a ballot initiative to override a state abortion ban— which is currently unenforced—... Read more

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Michigan bishops welcome court decision favoring funds for private schools

Dec 31, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Michigan Catholic Conference is pleased with a recent state Supreme Court decision that requires a lower court to review... Read more

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan.

Michigan Catholic Conference calls governor's abortion stance 'removed from reality'

Apr 20, 2020

The Michigan Catholic Conference has condemned Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent claim that abortion is “life sustaining.”   Read more

Michigan considers two pro-life ballot initiatives

Jul 19, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The Michigan Catholic Conference is urging state residents to support a petition drive for an initiative to ban “dismemberment abortions”... Read more