Right to Life of Michigan Supports Prioritizing Family Planning Funding

Lansing, Mich. — Right to Life of Michigan is supporting language in the state budget that would require the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to prioritize granting family planning funding to organizations that don’t provide abortions. Michigan Public Act 360 of 2002 already requires those funds to be prioritized, but the state …

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2017 Michigan Abortion Report

By Right to Life of Michigan Last week the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) released their latest abortion statistics report for the state of Michigan. In 2017, 26,594 abortions occurred in the state: 97% of those abortions were done on Michigan residents. The overall number is sadly slightly up 0.8% from 2016, …

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Abortion Industry Accountability a Constant Struggle

By Right to Life of Michigan The end of 2017 brought both good news and bad in the continual struggle to hold the abortion industry accountable for violating laws and regulations. On December 7, the infamous “car trunk abortionist,” Michael Roth, received only a slap on the wrist for three felony convictions. Roth, a longtime …

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This Ex-Planned Parenthood is Now a Life-Saving Hub

By Katie Franklin Marking a major victory for the pro-life community in Ypsilanti, Michigan, a pregnancy center called Family Life Services recently moved into an unlikely space: the building of a former Planned Parenthood. As the center settles into its new location, its executive director, Karalee Robison, is still marveling at all of the events …

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A Look Back at 50 Years: 1998 and the defeat of a referendum to legalize doctor-prescribed death in Michigan

Editor’s note. This comes from Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. RTL of Michigan has run a monthly series looking back at historically significant prolife moments in the state’s history. This is the seventh and final entry. The question of where you go when you die is ages old. In the 1990s, euthanasia …

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Michigan Abortionist with long history of violations gets slap on the wrist for three felonies

By Right to Life of Michigan Lansing, Mich. — On Thursday, December 7, Michigan abortionist Michael Roth received a $798 fine and 18 months of probation for three felony convictions in Macomb County Circuit Court. The convictions stem from his suspected practice of illegal at-home abortions. “It’s outrageous that a man with a long record …

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1990 was a huge year for the prolife movement in Michigan

Editor’s note. This is the fifth entry in a monthly series Right to Life of Michigan will be running throughout 2017 looking back at historically significant profile moments in the state’s history. 1990 was a huge year for the prolife movement for two big reasons. There were a lot of minor teen abortions in Michigan. …

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Pro-abortion Rewire slams prolifer for helping rape survivor

By Right to Life of Michigan If you haven’t been following the news, a Sanilac County judge granted custody to a convicted rapist for a child he conceived following the 2008 abduction, torture, and rape of a young girl. Years later the mother was trying to get some federal aid for her son when her …

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Car trunk abortionist pleads no contest to three felonies

By Right to Life of Michigan Yesterday long-time Michigan abortionist Michael Roth pleaded no contest to three felonies in Macomb County Circuit Court. The convictions stem from his suspected practice of illegal at-home abortions. “These convictions should spell the end of his medical license,” Right to Life of Michigan President Barbara Listing said. “Unfortunately felonies …

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Michigan’s Rape Survivor Child Custody Act put to the test

Editor’s note. This blog was posted today at Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. In a widely-reported case in Sanilac County has led to the first known court case involving Michigan’s Rape Survivor Child Custody Act of 2016. The Act increased legal protection for rape survivors facing child custody cases. Sanilac County Circuit …

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Long-time Michigan abortionist’s medical license suspended

By Right to Life of Michigan Lansing, Mich. — Long-time Michigan abortionist Michael Roth had his medical license suspended Wednesday. The disciplinary action stems from a case involving Roth’s suspected practice of illegal at-home abortions. In September 2015 Roth was involved in an accident in Eastpointe, Mich., when his car struck a 31-year-old man with …

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First pregnancy help grants address high abortion rate in Detroit

By Right to Life of Michigan Detroit, Mich. — Yesterday Right to Life of Michigan visited three pregnancy centers located in Detroit to award them a total of $8,970 in grants. The grants represent a step towards increasing the prolife movement’s focus on addressing the high abortion rate in the city of Detroit. “This is …

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