To view this memo as a PDF, please see: Overview of Michigan Ballot Initiative: “Right to Reproductive Freedom” The Michigan Right to Reproductive Freedom Initiative, which would add Article 28 to amend the Michigan state constitution, is likely to be on the ballot in November 2022. Reproductive Freedom for All, the campaign supporting the proposed […]
By Robert Marshall Many Americans think of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as an issue from another era in American history. And so it is – a 22-word amendment to the Constitution first proposed in 1972, fiercely debated, but failing of ratification by the deadlines Congress established, then extended by majority vote, for it. […]
Whether the U.S. Constitution permits a government to prohibit abortion in the context of commercial surrogacy is a question of first impression. I have found no court decision directly addressing this issue under either the federal constitution or a state constitution.