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    Proposal 2: Unregulated Embryo Destruction

    Advocates of embryo research have placed on the November general election ballot a proposal that seeks to allow for the unregulated destruction of human embryos.This FOCUS publication is intended to analyze the effects of Proposal 2, and to help Michigan Catholics understand the damage the proposal will inflict upon the State of Michigan and its continued defense of human dignity.

    On Immigration

    This publication of FOCUS analyzes immigration policy in Michigan, how Church teaching relates to this important topic, and features a republication of the Michigan bishops' statement on federal comprehensive immigration reform.

    Poverty in Michigan: Grief, Anxiety and Suffering on the Rise

    The Conference's latest Focus publication analyzes poverty in Michigan from 2001–2006, highlights skyrocketing home foreclosure rates, decreased access to health insurance and the state's high unemployment rate, and calls on elected officials to rediscover the option for Michigan's poor and vulnerable.