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Abortion Rights in Michigan

After over 50 years of legal abortion in America, the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. In Michigan, a 1931 law on the books would make the procedure a felony. Anticipating the federal ruling, Governor Gretchen Whitmer filed a lawsuit in April 2022 in hopes that Michigan's Supreme Court declares abortion rights are protected by the state Constitution.

Below, you can find the latest stories about what the end of Roe v. Wade means legally, politically, and medically for Michiganders.

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Anti-abortion activists rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 6.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion.
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