Lisa Brown (Michigan politician)

Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown (born January 26, 1967) is an American politician from the state of Michigan.wikipedia
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Oakland County, Michigan

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She represented the 39th State House District, located in Central Oakland County since 2009.

Andover High School (Michigan)

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Brown was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1985.

Mark Schauer

She was the 2014 Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor alongside former Congressman Mark Schauer. In an email to supporters on April 3, 2014, Mark Schauer announced his selection of Brown as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
Schauer's running mate for lieutenant governor, Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, is one of the county clerks who issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples prior to the appeal.

DeBoer v. Snyder

Michigan
Upon taking office, Brown became a defendant in a federal lawsuit, DeBoer v. Snyder, in which a lesbian couple, residents of Oakland County, are challenging Michigan's denial of adoption and marriage rights to same-sex couples.

Barbara Byrum

Barb Byrum
Brown was gaveled off the floor and prohibited from speaking along with Representative Barb Byrum, who proposed a ban on vasectomies.
On June 14, 2012, during a contentious debate over a controversial anti-abortion bill, Byrum and her colleague, Representative Lisa Brown, found themselves banned from speaking on the House floor for saying "vasectomy" and "vagina," respectively.

2014 Michigan gubernatorial election

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In an email to supporters on April 3, 2014, Mark Schauer announced his selection of Brown as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan in the 2014 gubernatorial election.

Jase Bolger

James "Jase" Bolger
House Speaker Jase Bolger stated that by referencing vagina, and then saying 'no means no', thereby making a rape reference, is inappropriate for legislative setting.
On June 13, 2012, Speaker Bolger allegedly refused to recognize now former Michigan state legislator Lisa Brown for a full service day after she utilized the term "vagina" during a floor debate over a bill (HB 5711) to further regulate abortion in the state.

Democratic Party (United States)

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A Democrat, she was elected Oakland County Clerk & Register of deed on November 6, 2012.

Michigan House of Representatives

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Brown was previously a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives.

Commerce Township, Michigan

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The District covers all of Commerce Township and most of West Bloomfield Township.

West Bloomfield Township, Michigan

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The District covers all of Commerce Township and most of West Bloomfield Township.

Detroit

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Brown was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1985.

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Brown was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1985.

Michigan State University

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She received a BS in Psychology from Michigan State University in 1989, and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law in 1993.

Michigan State University College of Law

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She received a BS in Psychology from Michigan State University in 1989, and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the Detroit College of Law in 1993.

Farmington Hills, Michigan

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She is Jewish and attends Adat Shalom, a Conservative Synagogue in Farmington Hills.

World ORT

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She served on the Region Board of Directors and is a life member of World ORT, a "non-profit non-governmental organization whose mission is the advancement of Jewish and other people through training and education".

Detroit Free Press

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Both parties spent heavily on the race, and Peterman was endorsed by the Detroit Free Press.

Benzylpiperazine

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She authored a bill that banned the recreational drug benzylpiperazine.

Gretchen Whitmer

Whitmer
Democrats called the incident evidence that Republicans were trampling on women's rights, with Senator Gretchen Whitmer saying "the war on women in Michigan is not fabricated — this is very real — and it comes at the highest levels of state government."

War on women

a frequent catchphrase
Democrats called the incident evidence that Republicans were trampling on women's rights, with Senator Gretchen Whitmer saying "the war on women in Michigan is not fabricated — this is very real — and it comes at the highest levels of state government."

Wayne Schmidt

On June 19, 2012 Representative Wayne Schmidt provided the GOP viewpoint, characterizing both of female representatives as "kids" who were "throwing temper tantrums" and in need of "time outs".

Unparliamentary language

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House Speaker Jase Bolger stated that by referencing vagina, and then saying 'no means no', thereby making a rape reference, is inappropriate for legislative setting.

List of lieutenant governors of Michigan

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In an email to supporters on April 3, 2014, Mark Schauer announced his selection of Brown as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan in the 2014 gubernatorial election.