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MI Groups Sound "Trigger" Law Alarm if SCOTUS Overturns Roe

 

Michigan lawmakers and pro-choice advocates were among those gathering Tuesday at courthouses, calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a person's right to an abortion.

Politico obtained and released a draft majority opinion indicating that five of the nine high-court justices would vote to overturn the decision in the case Roe v. Wade. Michigan is among dozens of states with an abortion ban on the books that would become law if that happens.

State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky, D-Livonia, noted that Michigan's 1931 ban would criminalize both those seeking abortions and their providers, but sa...



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