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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By |2006-10-05T09:00:00-04:00October 5th, 2006|Uncategorized|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman

Talk is cheap, and campaign promises are often the cheapest form of talk of all. However, the following incumbent candidates don’t just talk about our rights. Not only have they voted “no” on bills that would hurt
the LGBT community, they have taken the extra step of sponsoring every pro-equality bill before their respective house of Michigan’s legislature:

State Senate:

Liz Brater, D – Ann Arbor
Hansen Clarke, D – Detroit
Gilda Jacobs, D – Huntington Woods
Martha Scott, D – Highland Park

State House:

In addition to Glenn Anderson and Gretchen Whitmer, both of whom are running for Senate, the following candidates deserve our applause – and our votes:

Gabe Leland, D – Detroit
Steve Tobocman, D – Detroit
Barbara Farrah, D – Southgate
Kathleen Law, D – Gibralter
Marie Donigan, D – Royal Oak
Andy Meisner, D – Ferndale
Lee Gonzales, D – Flint
Pam Byrnes, D – Chelsea
Alma Wheeler-Smith, D – Ann Arbor
Matthew Gillard, D – Alpena

About the Author:

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Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 27th anniversary.