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It’s possible that Michigan could be left with only one abortion facility if Governor Snyder signs the bills currently on his desk…. Call his office, and tell your friends today!

As we’ve discussed here before, among the proposed new laws put on Governor Snyder’s desk during the lame duck session of the Michigan legislature, was a package of anti-abortion bills known collectively as the 5711 omnibus. This package, if passed, in addition to stopping doctors from using telemedicine to care for women looking to terminate […]

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The War on Women makes its way to Michigan

I had the opportunity to hear Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, speak earlier this evening. She ended her speech by reminding people that, 96 years ago, Margaret Sanger was arrested for handing out information on birth control to poor, immigrant women in Brooklyn. Richards then mentioned that, last month alone, some 4.4 million […]

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Susan G. Komen, putting politics before women’s health

As you may have heard, Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced a few days ago that they would no longer be funding Planned Parenthood’s efforts to screen poor women for breast cancer. (Last year, Komen had funded these activities to the tune of $600,000.) According to the breast cancer organization’s founder, Nancy Brinker, the […]

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