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Anti-choice activists sue EMU for not funding the installation of a “look at these gory, mangled bits of bloody fetus” photography exhibition on campus

Late last year, I told you about a case that had been brought against Eastern Michigan University by a former student named Julea Ward. Ward, as you may recall, maintained that she had been kicked out of the university’s Counseling program after refusing to work with a gay client, citing religious objections. The court case, […]

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New legislation in the Michigan Senate would empower health care workers to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and religion

It has been reported by Think Progress that a Republican member of the Michigan Senate by the name of John Moolenaar has authored a bill that would protect health care professionals who choose to discriminate against those whom they find objectionable for either their “religious beliefs, moral convictions, or ethical principles”. The intended target, it […]

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