After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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LGBT-Inclusive Spring Worship Events

Compiled By Shelby Clark Petkus Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit, MCCD 2441 Pinecrest Dr., Ferndale http://www.mccdetroit.org Worship, 11 a.m., April 5 Ferndale First United Methodist Church 22331 Woodward Ave., Ferndale Good Friday Joint Service with [...]

By |2015-04-02T09:00:00-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Guides, Worship|

Gov. Rick Snyder Is Mum On MiRFRA

Despite a national uproar on our southwestern border over Religious Freedom Restoration Acts, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is staying mum about MiRFRA pending in the state Senate. "We're waiting to see what comes from the [...]

By |2015-04-02T09:00:00-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Stabenow, Peters Comment On ACA Anniversary

BY BTL STAFF In recognition of the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (or "Obamacare"), federal officials announced new localized enrollment data and provided specific results from the first five years of the ACA. Nationwide, [...]

By |2015-04-02T09:00:00-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Backlast In Indiana Over Anti-Gay Law

BY BTL STAFF INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed SB 101 March 26, which was authored with the intent of ensuring that the government cannot force a citizen to violate their religious beliefs. In [...]

By |2015-04-02T09:00:00-04:00April 2nd, 2015|National, News|

Snyder: ‘I Would Veto RFRA Legislation’

In a rare moment of political frankness, Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has announced he would veto religious freedom legislation if it does not have companion legislation to protect the LGBT community from discrimination. "Given [...]

By |2015-04-02T09:00:00-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Michigan, News|