Left of Lansing Friday Short: Democrats Reversing Draconian GOP Abortion Access Laws

The “Friday Short” highlights the Reproductive Freedom Act, which Democratic State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky formally introduced this week. The RFA would reverse many hurtful abortion access restrictions put in place by Republicans through the years as they tried to enact their view of Christian Nationalism on the rest of the state.

Please, listen to this week’s Left of Lansing episode with Ashlea Phenicie, VP of Communications and Interim VP of Public Policy for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan and Planned Parenthood of Michigan, as we discuss the RFA in more detail.





Republicans are trying to find a new term for ‘pro-life’ to stave off more electoral losses.” By Julie Tsirkin, Kate Santaliz, Brennan Leach, and Liz Brown-Kaiser of NBC News

Gallup: 8 in 10 Americans favor some form of legal abortion.” By Clyde Hughes of UPI

Dems to end 24-hour abortion waiting period, ban on Medicaid funding of procedure.” By Paul Egan of The Detroit Free Press

Photo by Pat Johnston

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