Right to Life of Michigan: A look back at 50 years–1988

Editor’s note. Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s staff affiliate, is running a monthly series throughout 2017 looking back at historically significant profile moments in their state’s history. This is the fourth entry. There’s only so many times you can say “no.” That’s a lesson former Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard had to learn the hard …

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Facebook shut down RTL of Michigan’s ad account, claiming prolife news is “fake news”

By Right to Life of Michigan In recent months Facebook has declared a crackdown on what it deems “fake news.” Right to Life of Michigan may be the latest legitimate organization swept up in this crackdown. On April 18, Right to Life of Michigan staff discovered that our advertising account had been shut down without …

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Right to Life of Michigan PAC Endorses Donald Trump for President

August 4, 2016 – The Right to Life of Michigan Political Action Committee (RLM-PAC) has endorsed Donald Trump for president of the United States and his running mate Mike Pence for vice president. Donald Trump has promised support for important prolife positions, especially judges that believe in the rule of law. Indiana Governor Mike Pence …

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The appearance of medical care is not enough

Editor’s note. This is part of Right to Life of Michigan’s “Real Pro-Life Stories” series. May 14, 2013 – “Slow code” for many is a term in abstract debates on medical ethics, but for Brad and Jesi Smith, it became a well-defined fixture in their lives and the life of their daughter Faith, who has …

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Michigan is prolife: groups across the state participate in events commemorating 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Local prolife groups from across Michigan participated in special events to commemorate the 40th memorial of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. Prolife people marched through Michigan communities; some gathered for special services or at local court houses; others prayed at churches and at cemeteries; while some lit candles mourning the lives of more …

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Muskegon abortion clinic violations show need for reasonable regulations

Editor’s note. NRL News Today has written several stories about the closing of Robert Alexander’s Women’s Medical Services, including yesterday’s  “Blood and water everywhere in Muskegon abortion clinic shut down by local authorities, Freedom of Information Act request reveals” The following was sent out today by Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. Right …

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Contrasting Pro-life and Pro-abortion views on state legislation

By Dave Andrusko No better way to grasp the contours of the state legislative landscape than to ponder the respective perspectives of the Guttmacher Institute, formerly Planned Parenthood’s in-house think tank, and a respected NRLC state affiliate. Rachel Benson Gold and Elizabeth Nash are familiar Guttmacher figures. In their analysis published Wednesday, we learn that …

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Omnibus pro-life bill passed by legislature, on to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

By Dave Andrusko At the eleventh hour on the last day of the legislative session, the Michigan House of Representatives voted 72-35 to concur with changes made in the Michigan Senate on Wednesday. The measure, H.B. 5711, now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder for his expected signature. H.B. 5711 is a combination of five previously …

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Robin Erb and Detroit Free Press shill for embryonic stem cells again

Editor’s note. This appeared Monday on the blog of Right to Life of Michigan In the most recent of a long line of puff pieces the Detroit Free Press has printed on embryonic stem cell research, Detroit Free Press Medical Writer Robin Erb continuously reiterates the lie that embryonic stem cell research was banned in …

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Michigan’s Senate Judiciary Committee votes in favor of package of pro-life bills

By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Michigan took another important step forward Thursday when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of a package of measures intended to regulate the unchecked abortion industry in Michigan and protect women. After passionate testimony pro and con, the vote was 3 to 1. HB 5711 is a combination of …

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Yes: Abortion industry’s substandard medical practices must end

By Pamela Sherstad, director of public information Right to Life of Michigan Editors’ note. Bridgemo.com, a web site of The Center for Michigan, solicited editorials from Right to Life of Michigan’s Pamela Sherstad and Lori Lamerand, the chair of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan in response to passage last month in the state House of  …

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Michigan State House moves historic prolife bill

History was made in the Michigan Capitol on June 13, 2012. By a vote of 70-39, the Michigan House of Representatives approved House Bill 5711, advancing the most comprehensive prolife bill ever addressed in the state legislature. HB 5711 is a combination of 5 previously introduced bills rolled into a single, omnibus bill. The bill …

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