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    Religious Freedom or Religious Intoleran …

    Angelique Goulet

    The Elliot Larson Civil Rights Act was created to ban discrimination of individuals in the areas of employment, housing, use of public accommodation, public services and education. While this act covered many different people when it was first written in 1976, it does not include any protections for LGBT individuals. Since ...

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    The Effects of Inclusion: A Comparative …

    Kasey Bey

    Where does the United States stand on gay rights compared to other countries? Today, same- sex marriage is legal in eleven countries including Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, and Sweden (Wyatt-Nichol 2014). In the U.S., same sex marriage has not been nationalized. Currently, gay ...

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    Sexual Assault Investigations at Michiga …

    Mike Sayre

    On May 1st 2014 the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released a list of 55 higher education institutions under investigation for possible violations of Title IX requirements for the handling of sexual misconduct cases. Among the 55 institutions are Michigan State University and the University of Michigan – Ann ...

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    The Abortions Bills: 5711, 5712, and 571 …

    Rachel Hatt

    Introduced in the House on May 31, 2012, House Bills 5711, 5712, and 5713 have gained a notable amount of controversy. While all the bills contain a substantial amount of proposals, HB 5711 is packed full with various propositions that would hinder many abortion clinics but would also make existing abortion ...

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    Michigan Legislature Bans Partial-Birth …

    Alicia Adamczyk

    Michigan legislature has passed a partial-birth abortion ban, modeled after the federal version of the ban in place since 2003, which makes it illegal for a woman to seek an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unless her life is in danger.

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    Interview with Roland Leggett, Director …

    John Eynon

    John Eynon: Tell me a little bit about yourself and Equality Michigan. Roland Leggett: Ok well my name is Roland Leggett; Iʼm the director of field organizing here at Equality Michigan. Equality Michigan is Michiganʼs only statewide LGBT focused advocacy organization so there are a couple of different areas that we focus ...

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    DHS and the Recession: finding a balance …

    Jocelyn Cutean

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    In 2008, an independent study found that the ...

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    Michigan's Surrogacy Laws Compared

    Tina Wolverton

    After years of infertility, Amy Kehoe and her husband decided to construct her own child using reproductive technology. She handpicked a gestational carrier, an egg donor and sperm donor, all the pieces needed for her and her husband to have a baby of their own. During this process, ...

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    Embryonic Stem Cell Research

    Matt Grossmann

    Since embryonic stem cells were first independently isolated in 1981, the moral and political debate over the use of human embryos for scientific research has sparked the enactment of numerous federal and state laws. Under the Bush Administration, national law prevented federal funds from being used for research on any ...

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    The Government's Involvement in Matrimon …

    Tina Wolverton

    The current averages for first marriages in the United State are currently at age 26 for women and 28 for men and the government has showed signs of concerned. There is research that suggests that marriage benefits people's lives, giving them better health, greater wealth and more happiness for the couple, ...

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    Michigan's Promise Neighborhoods

    Tina Wolverton

    Michigan cities have taken President Barack Obama's national concept of "Promise Neighborhood," and started putting them into action. Michigan has used the Harlem Children's Zone in New York as their model, as suggested by President Obama during his campaign. The notion of a "Promise Neighborhood" is a system of institutions which ...

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    The State of the Michigan Family

    Jessica Deloach

    The following information is a summary of different data and statistics that represent the families in Michigan. This brief may be used more or less as a reference when reading other information about family law in Michigan. When researching families in certain states, it is necessary to consider the demographics of ...

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    Meet your Policy Fellow: Jocelyn Cutean

    Jocelyn Cutean serves as Morality and Family policy correspondent for the Michigan Policy Network. She is a first-year student at Michigan State, majoring in Theatre and English. Jocelyn has experience working on the executive board of the Waterford Chapter Coalition for Youth. She has also piloted a grant funded city wide public service announcement entitled, "It Just Wasn't Worth It" which exposes the repercussions of driving while intoxicated. Jocelyn enjoys art of all forms, from writing to performance.