Biden To Address Overturning Of Roe v. Wade As Democrats Consider Path Forward On Abortion Rights – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak Friday afternoon on the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion, according to the White House. The White House has been bracing for the ruling from the nation’s highest court, which was announced Friday morning, and has been planning … Read more

Michigan Officials React After Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade Ruling – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Moments after the Supreme Court issued a ruling on Roe v. Wade, Michigan officials issued statements on the matter. On Friday, June 24, the high court voted to overturn Roe. v. Wade and is expected to lead to abortion bans in several states. The ruling comes after a court draft opinion written … Read more

Gov. Whitmer Files Motion Urging Michigan Supreme Court To Consider Lawsuit On Abortion Rights – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion Friday, urging the state Supreme Court to consider her lawsuit on abortion rights. In April, Whitmer filed a lawsuit, asking the court to recognize a right to abortion under the state constitution and to overturn a 176-year-old ban in the state that may take effect … Read more

House Passes 1st Major Federal Gun Safety Legislation In Decades, Bill Will Go To Biden For Signature – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — The House passed a bipartisan bill on Friday to address gun violence that amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades. The final tally was 234 to 193 with 14 Republicans voting with Democrats to approve the measure. READMORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study … Read more

Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan abortion rights activists are collecting signatures to get a proposal enshrining the right to an abortion on the ballot this November. Supporters have until July 11 to collect 425,000 signatures from Michigan voters in support of the Reproductive Freedom for All ballot initiative. READMORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says – CBS Detroit

(CNN) — COVID-19 vaccines saved 19.8 million lives in the first year they were available, according to a large-scale modeling study published in The Lancet on Friday. The impact of the vaccination programs was determined by estimating the additional lives lost if no vaccines were available. READMORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights … Read more

City Of Inkster To Host Expungement And Community Resource Fair – CBS Detroit

INKSTER, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — The city of Inkster will be hosting its first Expungement and Community Resource Fair on Saturday. The free event is hosted by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, Mayor Patrick Wimberly and the Inkster Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. READMORE: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In … Read more

City Of Detroit Provides Information On Closures, Restrictions, & Parking – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The 2022 Ford Fireworks are scheduled for June 27 this year. To ensure residents are safe while enjoying the event, the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan will be enforcing access restrictions to Belle Isle, Hart Plaza, and other parks along the Detroit River. READMORE: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are … Read more

AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan’s Attorney General says abortion protections are still in place in the state. That’s because a preliminary injunction is preventing a 1931 law banning abortions from taking effect, even after the Supreme Court struck down Roe V. Wade. READMORE: 2022 Ford Fireworks: City Of Detroit Provides Information On Closures, Restrictions, & Parking … Read more

Body Of 3-Year-Old Found In Frieza, Mother Arrested – CBS Detroit

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A 30-year-old woman has been arrested after the decomposing body of her 3-year-old son was found Friday morning in a basement freezer in the family’s westside Detroit home. Detroit police officers and members of Child Protective Services discovered the body while conducting a welfare check at the house where five … Read more