Michigan's GOP-led Legislature asks appeals court to reject injunction blocking state abortion ban
Michigan's Republican-controlled Legislature has asked an appellate court Wednesday, July 6, 2022, to overturn a judge's preliminary injunction currently stopping Michigan's abortion ban from being enforced. - Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press/TNS

DETROIT — Michigan's Republican-controlled Legislature has asked an appellate court to overturn a judge's preliminary injunction currently stopping Michigan's abortion ban from being enforced. The Michigan House and Senate argued in their Wednesday appeal that Court of Claims Judge Elizabeth Gleicher's May preliminary injunction blocking Michigan's abortion ban was an "extreme judicial overreach" and asked the Court of Appeals to overrule Gleicher's decision. "The court below improperly arrogated to itself the power to decide a contentious social issue that the Michigan Constitution, properly ...