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Every day, over 400 Michiganders become victims of sexual assault. In 2012, there were over 3,400 sexual assault crimes reported in Michigan. Of those, 97 percent of the victims were women. Thousands of the rape kits collected from those crimes sit unprocessed while the perpetrators remain free to strike again — and they often do.

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You know they’re bad (they’re bad)

They’re really, really bad. Who’s bad? Sixteen of the most radical right-wingers in America are competing for the crown in our second annual March Badness tournament – and they’re bad for America. But who’s the worst? We need your help deciding. 

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Progress Michigan Calls on Attorney General to Denounce White Nationalist Group, Brief Supporting Discrimination

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March 27, 2014
Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574sam@progressmichigan.org
Progress Michigan Calls on Attorney General to Denounce White Nationalist Group, Brief Supporting Discrimination
Hate group, Traditionalist Youth Network, needs to condemned by Bill Schuette

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Progress Michigan Statement on Governor Snyder’s Continued Discrimination Against LGBT Families

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March 26, 2014
Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org
Progress Michigan Statement on Governor Snyder’s Continued Discrimination Against LGBT Families

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Progress Michigan To Lawmakers: Why Stop Drug Testing at Poor People?

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March 26, 2014
Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574sam@progressmichigan.org
Progress Michigan To Lawmakers: Why Stop Drug Testing at Poor People?
Lawmakers want to save money, and should be part of drug testing dragnet 

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Marriage Matters: Take Action to Support Marriage Equality

Guest post from Ken Mogill, part of the legal team for April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse

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Progress Michigan Responds to Allegations of Nepotism for Governor’s Cousin

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March 25, 2014
Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org
Progress Michigan Responds to Allegations of Nepotism for Governor’s Cousin

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Marriage Matters: A Day of Weddings



Guest post by Naomi Zikmund-Fisher

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If I hadn’t gone to the Washtenaw County Clerk’s office on Saturday morning, I don’t think I could live with myself.

I wanted to be able to tell my grandchildren that I was a part of history, and history was happening at 9 AM, March 22 as the first marriage licenses were issued to same sex couples in Michigan.

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Progress Michigan Applauds Gay Marriage Ruling

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March 21, 2014
Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574sam@progressmichigan.org
Progress Michigan Applauds Gay Marriage Ruling

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Progress Michigan Executive Director Statement on EAA Expansion

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News from Progress Michigan
March 20, 2014
Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org
Progress Michigan Executive Director Statement on EAA Expansion
LANSING — Today, the Michigan House passed a series of bills that expand Gov. Rick Snyder’s experimental Education Achievement Authority school district. The controversial district has been shown to have accountability and transparency issues, poor respect for teachers and unproven results.

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