Since the conservative majority in the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, President Biden stated that the court’s decision was not driven by the Constitution or the history of protecting women at the time when they were dying from unsafe abortions.
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Legal Work to Protect Reproductive Rights
Since the Supreme Court conservative majority ruled 6-3 in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and 5-4 to overturn Roe, abortion rights in the United States have been shifted back to the decision of state legislatures.
Michigan Experiencing Tug of War in Regards to US Supreme Court Decision on Abortion
Abortion rights are in peril in Michigan. A 1931 abortion ban that has remained in the books can now go into effect and many in the Republican-controlled legislature are looking to implement it.
Abbott Baby Formula Plant Closes Again, Experts Say Baby Formula Supply is Safe
Powerful storms tore through Michigan on June 13 causing flooding in a Sturgis, Michigan baby formula factory, forcing the plant to close.
COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Children as Young as Six Months Old
The US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six months old on Friday, June 17th.
GOP Candidates Want to Gut Abortion Rights Across Michigan
With the imminent US Supreme Court opinion and a 1931 Michigan law that would make performing an abortion a felony, reproductive rights and health care in Michigan may fall into the hands of the 2022 primary nominees and those who win the general election, occurring August 2nd and November 8th, respectively.
Abbott Restarts Specialty Formula Production at Sturgis Plant
This year, American parents were thrown into turmoil after massive product recalls, import restrictions, and other supply chain difficulties caused a nationwide formula shortage.
More Babies Were Born In 2021 Than 2020, the First Increase in Almost a Decade
The United States fertility rate increased by 1 percent from 2020 to 2021, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Long Haul: Commuting in Michigan
US Census Bureau data reveals that Michigan residents spend “an average of 24.5 minutes commuting to work,” ranked the “27th longest commute among the states” and Washington, D.C.
New mortality report for Michigan highlights the toll of COVID-19
Michigan saw a rise in death rates in the third quarter of 2021, as well as a higher average death rate overall, compared to the same time frame in 2020.