Michigan County Prosecutors Can Enforce Abortion Ban Under New Court Ruling

TBEN News, By The Bharat Express News
August 2, 2022

Abortion could become illegal in parts of Michigan after a panel of the state appeals court said in a decision released Monday that a judge’s order blocking enforcement of a pre-Roe v. Wade ban does not apply. applies to provincial prosecutors.

The 91-year-old abortion ban, which was blocked in May from taking effect immediately, makes it a crime for doctors to perform abortions unless the mother’s life is in danger.

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Will Canada become Metro Detroit’s closest abortion haven?

Hannah Mackay, The Detroit News
June 22, 2022

Canada might become the closest place for Metro Detroit residents to get a legal abortion if the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion is overturned and anti-abortion forces win their legal battle to let a 1931 Michigan law banning abortion take effect.

Canadian Social Development and Families Minister Karina Gould told CBC Canada that Americans would be allowed to seek reproductive care, including abortions, across the border. Gould made the offer last month, soon after a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court indicated a conservative majority of justices was poised to overturn Roe.

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I’m an ob-gyn. Michigan isn’t ready for what will happen if Roe is overturned.

Lisa Harris
June 3, 2022

I’ve been an obstetrician-gynecologist for 24 years, caring for women giving birth, experiencing miscarriage, and deciding to have abortions. Most patients I see have experienced some or all of these events, at different times in their life.

Since abortion is so politicized and stigmatized, it’s often hard to see that it usually coexists alongside birth and miscarriage in many women’s lives, and in the medical practices of their doctors.

Continued: https://www.freep.com/story/opinion/contributors/2022/06/03/abortion-opinion-not-roe-wade-obgyn/9964313002/