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2 hrs ago | Michigan Radio
What is it about Decembers in Lansing? Last year, it was right-to-work. This year, the controversy is over a petition initiative, a veto-proof law that will require people to buy separate insurance for abortion coverage.
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6 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Ever since 2010, abortion opponents have imposed a flurry of state-level legislation intended to slowly chip away at abortion access, and that trend certainly continued this year.
10 hrs ago | Washington Times
Adding to a growing movement in the states to press for new restrictions on abortion, Michigan this week became the latest state to require women to purchase their own insurance riders if they want coverage of elective abortions in their future health-care policies.
In a deeply conservative red state, the few strong abortion supporters who dot the map of Texas are thrilled by one of Texas's lieutenant gubernatorial candidates, Senator Leticia Van de Putte.
Julica Hermann did not plan ahead for it. No one does, said the Lansing mother of two.
Banning abortion except in cases of rape and incest is like banning abortion except if you're Muslim or Jewish, according to Steve Deace, a nationally-syndicated conservative Christian radio host.
Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, who is currently under fire over his handling of abortions involving several 13-year-old girls, is apparently losing his "back-up" doctor, according to Indiana Right to Life and Allen County Right to Life.
The cost of an abortion ranges from a few hundred dollars if performed early, to tens of thousands of dollars if performed later in development.
Believe it or not but there are still Americans who believe that the taking of a human life while in the womb is wrong, and there are those in prominent places who are speaking up and taking action against the mandate in the Obamacare debacle.
While it's almost nice to hear a pro-abortion argument that isn't some version of the "Keep Your Rosaries Off My Ovaries" shriek, Huffington Post blogger Donna Schaper's contention - that abortion is moral - isn't any more effective, and it's rather more insulting.
In another surreal step in the ongoing GOP war on women, Michigan legislators have passed a bill requiring women to buy a separate insurance rider to cover abortion, just in case they are one day confronted with the many possible sorrowful scenarios - rape, incest, illness, unviable fetus - that might call for an abortion.
Over the past several years, there have been a record number of new abortion restrictions enacted on the state level, and abortion clinics across the country are being forced to close their doors .
On Wednesday evening, both chambers of the Michigan legislature approved a measure that will require women to purchase an additional insurance rider if they want abortion coverage, even in cases when the pregnancy resulted from rape or incest.
Despite advice cautioning GOP members against taking the vote and allowing it to go to a vote of the people in Nov. 2014, the GOP House and Senate voted Wednesday to approve a bill by Right to Life Michigan that now will not allow private insurance companies to include abortion and other reproductive services like D and C's often done post ... (more)
For those who believe that life begins at conception, abortion hangs over society like a dark cloud.
Chinese researchers have thrown their weight into an already contentious debate over abortion and breast cancer.
The Michigan legislature on Wednesday approved a proposal that would make it the ninth state to prohibit insurance companies from offering abortions unless women pay a fee in addition to the premium.