Michigan

Michigan Gov. Slammed for Vetoing Adoption Tax Credits, Pro-Adoption Campaign

Michigan Gov. Slammed for Vetoing Adoption Tax Credits, Pro-Adoption Campaign

This week, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed multiple items in the state budget designed to promote adoption, including tax credits for adoptive parents and a marketing program that would have promoted adoption as an alternative to abortion. The veto decision sparked frustration and confusion among lawmakers and pro-life groups.

Michigan to Pay Catholic Ministry $250,000 in Fees for Requiring it to Place Kids in LGBT Homes

Michigan to Pay Catholic Ministry $250,000 in Fees for Requiring it to Place Kids in LGBT Homes

The state of Michigan has agreed to pay a Catholic ministry $250,000 in attorney’s fees for trying to force the non-profit to violate its religious beliefs by placing children in LGBT homes.

Michigan to Pay Catholic Agency $550,000 for Requiring it to Place Children in LGBT Homes

Michigan to Pay Catholic Agency $550,000 for Requiring it to Place Children in LGBT Homes

Citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to pay a Catholic adoption agency $550,000 in attorney's fees after it tried to force the faith-based organization to place children in same-sex homes.

Christian Farmers in Court after Being Barred from Farmers Market over Their Views on Marriage

Christian Farmers in Court after Being Barred from Farmers Market over Their Views on Marriage

The owners of a Michigan farm filed a lawsuit against the city of East Lansing after they were reportedly banned from a local farmers market in 2016 because of their biblical views on marriage. Their case is being heard in federal court this week.

Michigan High School That Forbade Christian Language in Valedictorian's Graduation Speech Reverses Decision

Michigan High School That Forbade Christian Language in Valedictorian's Graduation Speech Reverses Decision

A Michigan high school has decided to reverse course after it had initially forbidden a graduating senior from referencing her Christian faith in her valedictorian speech.

Christian Student Group Cannot Be Punished for Requiring Its Leaders to Be Christians, Judge Rules

Christian Student Group Cannot Be Punished for Requiring Its Leaders to Be Christians, Judge Rules

A judge ruled this week that a Christian student group cannot be punished for requiring its leaders to be Christians.

Michigan Man Charged with Embezzling More Than $800,000 from His Church

Michigan Man Charged with Embezzling More Than $800,000 from His Church

A man from Michigan has been charged with embezzling more than $800,000 from his church over the course of several years.

379,418 Pro-Lifers Sign Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortion in Michigan

379,418 Pro-Lifers Sign Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortion in Michigan

Nearly 380,000 pro-lifer advocates have signed a petition in hopes that a ban will be enacted in Michigan to bring an end to dismemberment abortions.