Tag Archives: Lee Chatfield

Anti-LGBT Ex-MI House Speaker Admits To Multiple Affairs, Claims He And Student Were Consenting Adults

The Associated Press reports: A former Michigan legislative leader on Friday denied allegations that he raped his future sister-in-law starting when she was 14 or 15, saying they had a sexual relationship for years but that both were consenting adults. Lee Chatfield, a Republican who led the House in 2019 and 2020, has had multiple extramarital affairs including with his …

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Anti-LGBT Ex-MI House Speaker Accused Of Molestation

Todd Heywood reports at Lansing City Pulse: The sister-in-law of former Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield has filed a criminal complaint against him with the Lansing Police Department for allegedly sexually assaulting her beginning when she was a teenager attending his church and the associated Christian school. A city spokesman said today that the city has transferred the matter to …

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Republicans Lose Court Battle Against MI Lockdown

The Detroit Free Press reports: In a 2-1 decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s unilateral emergency actions to combat COVID-19, denying a legal challenge brought by the GOP-controlled state Legislature. The court agreed with a state Court of Claims judge in finding the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act gives Whitmer the ability to …

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