Jennifer Granholm - Secretary of Energy
Originally from Canada, Granholm served two terms as the governor of Michigan, where she developed knowledge of the nation’s auto industry. Prior to her election, she served as the Attorney General of Michigan for one term. Throughout her career she has advocated strongly for anti-life and anti-family policies. Granholm was confirmed as the Secretary of Energy on February 25, 2021 by a vote of 64-35.
Views on Abortion:
- In 2003, as governor of Michigan, she vetoed a partial-birth abortion ban (See link)
- Granholm received the endorsement of Emily’s List for her views on abortion while running for governor (See link)
- Equated pro-life measures to “sexual McCarthyism” and that “contraceptive choice and abortion” are the “thing that set women free to pursue equality in the first place” (See link)
Views on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: