Michelle D. Anderson

Midwest Region Reporting Fellow

Michelle D. Anderson is the Midwest Region Reporting Fellow at Rewire. Her reporting has previously appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the Village Voice, Education Week and MLive.com, among other publications. She is based out of Detroit, her hometown. Contact her at anderson.michelle@rewire.news.


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News Abortion

D.C. Metro Rejects Medication Abortion Ads

Michelle D. Anderson

“Part of what Carafem wanted to do was to speak openly and unapologetically about abortion in the same way that other providers speak about their services,” said Melissa Grant, Carafem's vice president of health-care services. “This feels like a First Amendment issue .... It feels wrong.”

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Anti-Choice Group Files Lawsuit Over Newly Signed Law That Protects Illinois Patients

Michelle D. Anderson

The policy, which is an amendment to the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act, requires physicians and medical facilities to to provide patients upon request with information about their medical circumstances and treatment options consistent with "current standards of medical care," in cases where the doctor or institution won’t offer services on religious grounds.

News Abortion

Parental Notification Law Struck Down in Alaska

Michelle D. Anderson

"The reality is that some young women face desperate circumstances and potentially violent consequences if they are forced to bring their parents into their reproductive health decisions," said Janet Crepps, senior counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights. "This law would have deprived these vulnerable women of their constitutional rights and put them at risk of serious harm."

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