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Breaking: The Michigan Supreme rules 5-2 that the state's civil rights law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The majority says the ban on sex discrimination includes sexual orientation, rules in favor of same-sex couple that was denied wedding services.
Reproductive Freedom for All says it'll turn in 753,000 signatures for ballot initiative to guarantee abortion rights in Michigan's constitution. That's a record. It's believed to be 1st ballot initiative of its kind, to lock abortion rights specifically into a state constitution
Truly staggering. For another gov candidate, Michael Markey, just 4,430 of his 21,804 signatures were deemed valid. 17,374 were deemed as fraudulent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, saying he needs to fly first class because of unpleasant interactions with other travelers.