If House Republicans are looking for some Democratic votes to help ease Right to Life's initiative on abortion coverage through the chamber next week, they likely won't find many.
The Michigan Legislature could act as soon as Tuesday to approve a controversial petition initiative that would require women to buy an additional rider on their health insurance if they want abortion coverage.
A Michigan woman with help from the ACLU is taking on the nation’s Catholic hospitals in federal court, alleging they are forcing pregnant women in crisis into having painful miscarriages rather than terminate the pregnancy — and not giving them any options.
Only 36 percent of registered voters support forcing women to purchase insurance coverage for non-emergency abortions through separate riders, a new survey conducted for Inside Michigan Politics has found.
Months before a decision is even deemed necessary, opponents to voter-initiated legislation on how insurance plans cover abortions are preparing their case for why lawmakers should let voters decide the matter.
Right to Life of Michigan says it has more than enough valid voter signatures to put a proposed law before the Legislature requiring women to get secondary insurance to cover abortions.
RTL: On Track To Have Insurance Proposal Enacted Signature gathering on a petition to require insurers to sell abortion coverage only as a rider separate from standard policies appears to be on track to allow the Legislature to enact the initiated proposal by the end of 2013,
A majority of registered voters say they oppose prohibiting health insurance companies from covering abortion procedures and requiring individuals to buy additional coverage for terminating pregnancies, according to a new statewide poll released exclusively to The Detroit News.
The Republican-led Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that could make it more difficult for a minor to end a pregnancy by abortion without parental consent.
A group backed by Right to Life of Michigan has been approved to circulate petitions seeking a new state law prohibiting health insurance companies from covering elective abortion procedures.