Tag Archives: Dana Nessel

Two MI Men Charged For Threats Against Top Dems

Michigan Live reports: Two men are facing criminal charges for allegedly threatening Michigan Democrats over the presidential election results. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel [photo] announced charges were filed against a 62-year-old Harrison man and 43-year-old Georgia man, neither of whom were arraigned as of Tuesday afternoon. Both cases allegedly involve threats motivated by President Joe Biden’s victory in the …

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MI AG To Trump: Stop Obsessing, You’re Not Our Type

Click On Detroit reports: President Donald Trump has once again taken aim at Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Twitter early Sunday morning — and she was not having it. Early on Dec. 27, Trump tweeted that he disapproved of Nessel’s move to sanction the GOP attorneys who pushed falsehoods in court while backing the president’s attempt to overturn the …

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AGs Huddle Over Potential For Armed “Poll Watchers”

Michigan Live reports: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said her office is reviewing how open carry laws intersect with the right to vote without fear of harassment as President Donald Trump urges supporters to watch the polls on Nov. 3. Nessel joined the Democratic attorneys general of Wisconsin and Nevada on a press call Tuesday focused on threats to the …

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Trump Lashes Out At “Stupid” Michigan AG Over Masks

The Hill reports: President Trump late Thursday fired back at criticism from Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D), who called him a “petulant child who refuses to follow the rules” for not wearing a mask during a visit to a Ford plant in the state. The president responded by suggesting Nessel “was taking out her anger and stupidity” on Ford. …

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Man Charged For Death Threats Against MI Gov, AG

The Detroit News reports: A 32-year-old Detroit man is facing a felony charge after allegedly making “credible threats to kill” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday. Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Robert Sinclair Tesh with false report of a threat of terrorism, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years …

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Michigan Sees Push To Place LGBT Protections On Ballot

Michigan Bridge reports: A coalition of civil rights, business and political leaders is launching a petition drive initiative to expand Michigan law by including anti-discrimination protections for gay and transgender residents. Organizers who announced the effort Tuesday hope to spur action by the Republican-led Legislature, whose leaders have cited religious freedom concerns in resisting similar legislation, or put the issue …

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Michigan: Court Overrules AG’s Deal On LGBT Adoption

The Detroit Free Press reports: A federal judge says Michigan cannot stop faith-based adoption agencies that have state contracts from refusing to put children in LGBT homes for religious reasons. District Judge Robert Jonker issued a preliminary injunction Thursday. He says Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel’s [photo] position targets the religious beliefs of St. Vincent Catholic Charities, and such agencies …

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MICHIGAN: Christian Adoption Agency Reverses After Settlement With State, Will Work With LGBT Parents

NBC News reports: A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan said Monday it will place children in LGBTQ homes, reversing course following a recent legal settlement. Grand Rapids-based Bethany Christian Services is responsible for about 8 percent of Michigan’s more than 13,000 foster care and adoption cases involving children from troubled households. “We are …

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MICHIGAN: Lesbian Lawyer Elected Attorney General

Just called. Click On Detroit reports: Democrat Dana Nessel beat Republican Tom Leonard in the race for Michigan Attorney General. Leonard conceded the race to Nessel on Wednesday morning. Dana Nessel is best known for successfully fighting to overturn Michigan’s ban on gay marriage. Nessel, 49, has been a Detroit-area prosecutor and defense attorney but made headlines as co-counsel in …

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