Whitmer’s budget will, on the other hand, significantly grow state government by adding some 535 full-time positions to the public payroll, the Detroit Free Press reported, a whopping single-year increase of more than 1.3 percent.
A staunch supporter of Roe v. Wade and a right to abortion-on-demand, Whitmer said she is “pulling out all the stops” to enshrine abortion rights into Michigan state law, which helps explain her hostility to programs designed to offer women choices to abortion.
SHOCK: Embattled Democrat Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation that would have made it a felony to attempt to apply for multiple absentee ballots. https://t.co/w4eUnezyiC
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) October 18, 2020
“For three and a half years, the threat of my veto is what has kept Michigan pro-choice, frankly, with the legislature that we have,” Whitmer declared in a July interview with Time magazine.
The Michigan governor said she had also spoken with the Biden Administration urging them “to talk with their Canadian counterparts” to insure that American women can procure abortions in Canada if they become unavailable in the U.S.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) wants residents to gather together to protest, but her executive order restricting church attendance is still in effect. https://t.co/rD6tdulB8D
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) May 30, 2020