DEADLINE TODAY: Petition Forms to End Dismemberment Abortion Must be Postmarked or Delivered to Right to Life of Michigan TODAY!; Some Budget Vetoes Restored by Legislature; More Work to be Done; Governor Files Brief Declaring Nonpublic School Mandate Reimbursement Unconstitutional; MCC Opposes Legislation to Expand Payday Lending; Marijuana Warning Label Requirement Passes Senate Committee; School Safety Building Code Changes Moving Forward; Suicide Prevention Commission Bill Headed to Governor. Legislature Adjourns Until January 8, 2020 Merry Christmas!
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MCC Supports Tax Credit for Donations to Food Banks and Homeless Shelters; DEADLINE IS THURSDAY: Only One Week Remains to Sign the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion!
REMINDER: Help the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Finish Strong in December; TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Oppose Budget Amendment Enriching Global Abortion Providers; School Safety Building Code Change Approved by House; November is Adoption Awareness Month; The Word from Lansing: Safe Delivery Law Saves Michigan Newborns; Legislature on Break Until December 3; Happy Thanksgiving!
Pro-Abortion Advocates Propose Eliminating All Restrictions in Michigan; Raise the Age Legislation Signed into Law; Michigan Catholic Conference Supports Driver's License Bills.
REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Continues; Gun Free Zone Elimination Bills Move Forward; School Safety Building Code Change Before Full House; Dual Enrollment Bills Head to Senate; MCC Welcomes Legal Opinion in Faith-Based Adoption Case.
REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Continues; Raise the Age Legislation Moves on to Governor Whitmer; MCC Opposes Legislation to Expand Payday Lending; MCC Opposes Near Elimination of Gun Free Zones; MCC Supports School Safety Building Code Change.
Post Budget Fallout: Week One; Raise the Age Packages Approaching Finish Line; Senate Committee Approves Forensic Science Commission Bills; Dual Enrollment Legislation Moves Forward; REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Continues Throughout Respect Life Month.
Governor Uses State Administrative Board to Move Funds, Liberally Uses Line Item Veto Power in State Budget Row; MCC Testifies at House Financial Services Committee Hearing on New Safeguards for Payday Lending; Respect Life Month Theme: "Christ Our Hope: In Every Season of Life"; REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion During Respect Life Month.
Pregnancy Program, Funds for Nonpublic Schools May be in State Budget Jeopardy; Suicide Commission Bill Approved by House; MCC Supports Expansion of Dual Enrollment Opportunities; Major Legal Victory for Faith-based Adoption and Foster Care; REMINDER: Sign the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion.
As Deadline Looms, Legislators Begin to Move State Budget; TAKE ACTION: Contact Your U.S. Representative Regarding the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Suicide Commission Bill Moves to Full House; Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Legislation Before Full House; Abuse Prevention Bills Passed by House; REMINDER: Sign the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion.