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Whitmer urges Michigan Supreme Court to consider lawsuit on 1931 abortion law after Roe overturned

Jun 25, 2022 View Original Article
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  • Policy Leaning

    86% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -35% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

45% : Abortion remains legal and available to individuals statewide.
45% : We need to clarify that under Michigan law, access to abortion is not only legal, but constitutionally protected.
41% : On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that made abortion legal nationwide, relinquishing control of abortion regulation to individual state governments.
40% : In anticipation of Roe being overturned, Planned Parenthood of Michigan and the American Civil Liberties Union together filed a lawsuit in April seeking an immediate court order restraining Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel from "enforcing the unconstitutional ban against abortion providers."
40% : That is why I filed a lawsuit in April and used my executive authority to urge the Michigan Supreme Court to immediately resolve whether Michigan's state constitution protects the right to abortion.
39% : "With today's U.S. Supreme Court decision, Michigan's extreme 1931 law banning abortion without exceptions for rape or incest and criminalizing doctors and nurses who provide reproductive care is poised to take effect.
36% : "Today, I filed a motion urging the court to immediately take up my lawsuit to protect abortion in Michigan.

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