abortion

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Bills that would create criminal penalties for coercing a woman to have an abortion have cleared a state House committee. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) People would face criminal penalties for coercing someone to have an abortion under a bill in the state House. 

Melissa Benmark, WKAR

The state Senate has created a new committee which will look into Planned Parenthood’s operation in Michigan. 

Michigan Public Radio Network

New bills in the state House would add restrictions on abortions and protections for religious leaders who refuse to marry same-sex couples. But the future of the bills could be hampered by the representative who introduced them. 

WMUK

An Allegan County state lawmaker wants to pull federal funding from Planned Parenthood in Michigan.

The Gongwer News Service says Rep. Cindy Gamrat (R-Plainwell) plans to introduce a bill to block funding for the agency. That follows a national controversy over fetal tissue research. But Planned Parenthood officials in Michigan say the real issue is the health services it provides.

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