Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Address
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
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The Word from Lansing: What’s Next After Proposal 3 Approval? Make Abortion Unthinkable

While the approval of Proposal 3 presents a major challenge to securing the legal protection of the unborn in Michigan, it does not have to inhibit the Church’s mission to make abortion unthinkable by working to support mothers and families facing difficult pregnancies. In this Word from Lansing column, we lay out why this approach can achieve the goals sought by the pro-life movement to protect the unborn and uphold the dignity of all human life. Read more…

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Lansing Update: Bishops Express Grief, Hope After Prop 3 Passes

Despite the immense efforts of Catholics and others all across the state, voters unfortunately chose to approve Proposal 3 this week. In the face of that disappointing defeat for the cause of human life, read what the bishops of Michigan had to say in response. Plus, we offer a recap of the other major results from the election, including the news that Democrats will control all three branches of government. Read more in this week’s Lansing Update.…

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News Release: MCC Statement on Outcome of Proposal 3

‘Our Mandate Now is to Accelerate a Mission of Love and Respect for All Human Life’

Michigan Catholic Conference issued a statement in response to Proposal 3 that reiterates the Church’s ongoing mission to pray for and work toward a day where human life is welcomed as a gift and where abortion is considered an unthinkable option. MCC also expressed its heartfelt gratitude to bishops, clergy, religious and the Catholic faithful across Michigan for their bold and courageous stand to speak the truth in love through this campaign, as well as the outpouring of support and action from Catholic parishes and grassroots citizens. Read more…

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Lansing Update: Why Prop 3 Allows Abortion on Demand

Respect Life Sunday is this weekend, which means it’s an opportune time to speak out against Proposal 3. Find out how to get involved with your parish efforts against Proposal 3 in this edition of Lansing Update. Plus, we provide updates on legislative action this week, including a new scholarship program that includes aid to attend private colleges, as well as more state funding for foster care youth and more affordable housing. Read more in this Lansing Update.…

No Proposal 3—Too Confusing, Too Extreme

The Word from Lansing: What Abortion Proposal Supporters Won’t Tell You

Proposal 3 has been framed as just ensuring abortion is legal like it was before Roe was struck down. But voters need to know that it is not simply making sure abortion is legal in a post-Roe Michigan. In this Word From Lansing, we explain how the proposal goes much further and allows abortion for any woman or girl at any point in the pregnancy for any reason — and then some. Read more…

October 2022: Respect Life. Called to Serve Moms in Need.

Lansing Update: Respect Life This Sunday: Speak Out Against Prop 3

Respect Life Sunday is this weekend, which means it’s an opportune time to speak out against Proposal 3. Find out how to get involved with your parish efforts against Proposal 3 in this edition of Lansing Update. Plus, we provide updates on legislative action this week, including a new scholarship program that includes aid to attend private colleges, as well as more state funding for foster care youth and more affordable housing. Read more in this Lansing Update.…

Proposal 3—Equipping for Life Statewide Webinar. September 29th from 7–8:30 pm.

Lansing Update: Learn How to Talk About Prop 3

The first week of a seven-week campaign to educate about Proposal 3 details how children would be able to obtain abortions without parental consent. Plus an opportunity to learn how to talk about Proposal 3, as well as a call to action to oppose concerning federal rules threatening conscience protections for Catholic health providers. Read more in this Lansing Update.…

Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Email
Address
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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