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Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Rick Snyder (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Michigan House is anti-choice.
  • The Michigan Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Bans

Michigan bans a safe abortion procedure and has unconstitutional and unenforceable criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Michigan has a partially unconstitutional and unenforceable law that subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Michigan prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Michigan allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women’s Access to Abortion

Michigan restricts low-income women’s access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women’s Access to Abortion

Michigan law restricts young women’s access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Michigan subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Contraceptive Equity

Michigan law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
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Low-Income Women’s Access to Family Planning

Michigan provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
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Protection Against Clinic Violence

Michigan law protects women seeking reproductive-health care and medical personnel from blockades and violence.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Michigan restricts post-viability abortion.
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83% of Michigan counties have no abortion provider.

*an issue that does not affect *just* women.

Source: NARAL

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