Jonathan Oosting The Detroit News Published 2:10 PM EDT May 14, 2019 Lansing — Right to Life of Michigan is planning a petition drive to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure known as evacuation and dilation if Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer follows through on her pledge to veto advancing legislation. The Republican-led state Senate on Tuesday voted to ban … [Read more...] about Right to Life preps petition drive over abortion procedure
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Wednesday, Apr 3 2019 8:35 AM full issue Although the petition to bring the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” to the floor is unlikely to succeed, Republicans want to use it to put the spotlight on Democrats and their positions on abortion. “They can’t hide from anyone. They have to take a position," said Minority Leader … [Read more...] about House Republicans Try To Force Dems’ Hands On Abortion Survivors Bill In Politically Strategic Move That Faces Long Odds
Twice in the past year, Brett Kavanaugh offered glimpses of his position on abortion that strongly suggest he would vote to support restrictions if confirmed to the Supreme Court. One was in a dissent in the case of a 17-year-old migrant seeking to terminate her pregnancy. The other was a speech before a conservative group in which he spoke admiringly of Justice William … [Read more...] about With Scant Record, Supreme Court Nominee Elusive on Abortion
Senate Democrats, who are divided on abortion policy, are instead turning to health care as a rallying cry for opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Specifically, they are sounding the alarm that confirming conservative District Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh could jeopardize one of the Affordable Care Act’s most popular provisions — its … [Read more...] about Democrats Rally Against Threats To The ACA To Block Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
President Donald Trump has vowed that his nominees to the Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. He seems to have made good on this promise with the appointment to the high court of Neil Gorsuch, whom experts expect to rule that way if given the chance. Trump will now get another opportunity to reshape the … [Read more...] about Trump’s Next High Court Pick Likely To Target Abortion. Is That What The Public Wants?