MAGA Hot Mic: Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Shirkey
July 20, 2022
Mike Shirkey: “‘I think the most important message is: The fight has just begun,’ he said. ‘And it’s going to require all of us to defeat this.’”
Today’s MAGA Hot Mic moment comes from the top Republican in Michigan, Senate Majority Leader Rep. Mike Shirkey.
Mike Shirkey’s comments are a reminder of what’s at stake in Michigan this midterm season. Republicans in Michigan and across the country are making clear they want to take away women’s right to make health care decisions for themselves and infringe on their right to privacy.
MLive: “‘I believe this is a referendum on the culture and spiritual condition of the state of Michigan. It’s nothing less than that,’ Shirkey, R-Clarklake, said. ‘There is nothing on the ballot more important that what this item is. I would trade the governor’s race in a heartbeat right now if we could make sure that we can defeat this constitutional amendment. Those 400 words put into our Constitution would be devastating for life.’”
MLive: “The proposal, if approved by voters, would amend the Michigan constitution to guarantee the right to make decisions about abortion, contraception, miscarriage management and other reproductive concerns.”
Republicans keep making clear they want to ban abortion with NO exceptions for rape or incest, and don’t care about the reproductive health of Americans.