A week of big news heralding strange times
Front page, week of June 25, 2022
While in one arena, gun legislation that might make a difference in the battle to end American mass shootings was signed, in another, a 50-year-old precedent that many believed to be settled was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The only constant these days seems to be that things keep changing.
I indulged myself in sleeping an hour late today, and it resulted in me getting the below notice a little too late to get there to take photos, or even add it to the community calendar.
I received it from multiple groups, which is great. Never assume I’ve already heard about something important to you.
No word if there’s any protest about the gun control legislation, though.
One of the photos I took during the Bridgefest parade last week has more of a story behind it, which Miriam Pickens took the initiative to fill us in on in the story below.
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Sheri McWhirter, MLive
Bleats of newborn lambs filled the springtime air as Rudyard-area farmer Eric Wallis looked over every fuzzy, little creature, added a numbered ear tag and sent each slightly wobbly life into a pen with its mother.
On a different farm on the other end of the Upper Peninsula, the brays of donkeys mingled with bellows of cattle in a pasture owned by farmer Cliff Lindberg in Bruce Crossing.
Both farmers have lost livestock to wolf predation. Both have ideas on solutions.
Governor Whitmer signs bipartisan reform childcare reform package, includes Markkanen regulatory childcare bill
This certainly isn’t the biggest news of the week, but it could have some pretty big impacts down the road for parents who want to go to work or classes.
The Associated Press
With Roe V. Wade overturned, and Michigan’s 91-year-old abortion ban suspended, abortion laws in the state are currently in limbo.