News In Brief

Michigan governor faces set-to on abortion issue

Gov. James J. Blanchard faces a showdown with the Legislature because of his veto of a ban on welfare abortions. ''When government does not provide funding necessary for choice, it indirectly and unfairly discriminates against women who happen to be poor,'' Mr. Blanchard said Monday in vetoing the bill.

The Senate is likely to override the veto, but the House vote remains too close to call.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK