MI Petitioners Want Dismemberment Abortion Banned

A Michigan-based pro-life group delivered 379,418 petitions to the state capitol Monday in an effort to ban an abortion procedure known as the dilation and evacuation method, or dismemberment abortion, that's performed during the second trimester. Michigan Values Life submitted the signatures aimed at initiating the dismemberment abortion ban, well above the 340,047 number required by state law. If enough of the petitions are certified as valid, then the legislature will have 40 days to pass the initiative. If the initiative is passed, according to Michigan law, then pro-choice Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be unable to veto it. Read more...

 


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