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Petition - Repeal the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act of 2011
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fireworks, mortars, noise pollution, PTSD, honor our veterns, pets, dogs, dog, cats, wildlife, horses, insurance, property damage, ethics, petition, Michigan, medical )

Crow
- 52 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
In 2011 it became legal for people of MI to buy & light off mortars. It was thought people would stick to the designated Holidays to light them off & the state would profit. Instead people, pets, & homes are being terrorized at all hours all yr. see notes
The Austerity Nightmare In Michigan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michigan, bad politics, austerity, Gov. Rick Snyder )

Dandelion
- 71 days ago - alternet.org
Something is rotten in the state of Michigan. Take a five stop tour to learn what is happening and could be coming to your State next. Wake up call. This should be concerning to every human being across the USA. This is what Austerity looks like.
Magical Mystery Tour of American Austerity: How One State Is Destroying Democracy and Poisoning Its People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, Michigan, schools, education, pollution, plutocracy )

Freya
- 79 days ago - alternet.org
One city neglected to inform its residents that its water supply was laced with cancerous chemicals. Another dissolved its public school district and replaced it with a charter school system, only to witness the for-profit management company it hired...
Should Animal Abusers Be Placed on a Statewide Register?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HB 4355, Logan's Law, animal abusers' register, Lansing March 18, State Rep. Paul Maxlow, Michigan, vote )

Rosie
- 142 days ago - upnorthlive.com
HB 4355, or Logan's Law, was reintroduced in Lansing March 18. State Rep. Paul Maxlow (R-Brown City), said the law would help to keep animals out of the hands of convicted animal abusers. Votes for Michigan to have a register (foot of page) stand at 91%.
CAIR Targets Private Citizens in Michigan for Opposing Construction of Islamic Center
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CAIR, harrassment of private citizens, Ann Arbor, Michigan, abuse of law )

Beth
- 496 days ago - us4.campaign-archive1.com
Seven private citizens were issued harassing subpoenas by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) because they publicly expressed their opposition to the construction of an Islamic center in their neighborhood in Pittsfield Township, Michigan
Michigan GOP Official: 'Herd All the Indians' to Detroit, Build a Fence and Throw in Corn (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Michigan, Detroit, republicans, L.Brooks Patterson, racism, ethics, government )

Carrie
- 589 days ago - rawstory.com
A Republican county official in Michigan is in hot water after making racial comments about Detroit, including the idea that the city should be turned into a detention center for "all the Indians."
Senate Democrats: Don't Help the Republicans Start Another War.--Rep. Sandy Levin: Oppose Fast Track
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, fast-track, Senate, Michigan, NY, Ch.Schumer, Rep. S.Levin, Iran, war )

Angelika
- 620 days ago - act.credoaction.com
TAKE ACTION PLEASE! PHONE CALLS TO MAKE! (alternatively e-mail them) FURTHER INFO IN COMMENTS:
Voter ID Laws in Action: "Looks Like I Don't Get to Vote Today"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter ID laws, Texas, Virginia, New Hampshire, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Michigan, politics, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 664 days ago - motherjones.com
Thwarted voters take to Twitter to describe how the new laws hampered voting, confused poll workers, and inspired some to just stay home.
Obama Says He 'Won't Compromise' on Tax Hike for Wealthiest in Visit to Michigan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, Obama, fiscal cliff, Michigan, government, ethics, congress, americans )

Carrie
- 996 days ago - washingtonpost.com
President Obama brought his campaign to raise taxes on the wealthy to the greasy cradle of working-class America on Monday, visiting a Detroit area auto engine plant to drum up public support for his plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Rep. Brandon Dillon Eviscerates Michigan Republicans for Jamming Right to Work Though Without Debate or Input
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rep. Brandon Dillon, Michigan, Right to Work, Republicans, Democrats, Petition, legislation, hypocrisy, amendment )

Dandelion
- 996 days ago - eclectablog.com
Michigan S H Rep.Brandon Dillon gave the Republicans in the House an earful about their hypocrisy and outrageous behavior in jamming legislation through with no public input, no hearings, and no opportunity for Democrats to offer amendments.
Mississippi's Sole Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion politics, ethics, law, eduction, pending legislation, MICHIGAN, lies, media, republicans, propaganda, usa, politics, news, government, freedoms, constitution, healthcare, healthcare )

Cal
- 1145 days ago - cnn.com
Doctors at Mississippi's sole abortion clinic are allowed to continue performing the procedure, even if they do not have admitting and staff privileges at an area hospital, as required by state law, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Republicans Ban Democrat for Saying the V Word ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Lisa Brown, Michigan, vagina, Jase Bolger, democrats, healthcare, constitution )

Nancy
- 1171 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
"Finally Mr. Speaker, I'm flattered that you are all so interested in my vagina, but no means no." Bolger promptly barred Rep. Brown from speaking on the House floor the next day. Apparently Michigan Republicans think it's okay to legislate vaginas, but
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Michigan House From Restricting Abortion Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ABortion politics, ethics, law, eduction, pending legislation, MICHIGAN, lies, media, republicans, propaganda, usa, politics, news, government, freedoms, constitution, healthcare, healthcare )

Cal
- 1175 days ago - forcechange.com
A Michigan House committee approved a package of bills that place restrictions on abortions continuing the attack on women across the United States. A couple of the bills include banning abortions 20 weeks or more after conception and increasing regulatio
Republicans War on Michigan Continues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michigan, immediate effect, 3 second count, illegal, House, Governor Rick Snyder )

Dandelion
- 1235 days ago - dailykos.com
Republicans do not have 2/3 of the House and why they avoided using roll call votes is because they did not have the votes to make the laws immediate effect. 96% of the laws passed by the Republicans since Jan. 2011 are illegal in their implementation.
Michigan Senate Republicans Pass 'Licence to Bully', Thus Destroying 'Matt's Safe Schools Law'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michigan, Republican, licence to bully, school bullying, teen suicides, Matt's Safe Schools Law, religion, politics, human rights )

Jenny
- 1389 days ago - eclectablog.com
In one of the sickest and most vile acts of irony yet seen...Michigan Republicans passed a bill that lays out specific pathways for legalized bullying in our schools. The bill passed 26-11...
 

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