Michigan lawmaker’s forceful speech rebuts ‘grooming’ attack

              FILE - In this Tuesday, May 7, 2019, photo, Republican Michigan Sen. Lana Theis speaks with reporters in Lansing, Mich. Theis opened a Michigan Senate session with an invocation by claiming children are being attacked by "forces" that want to indoctrinate them with ideas their parents do not support. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
              This image taken from video provided by the Michigan Senate shows Sen. Mallory McMorrow speaking on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The Michigan lawmaker, mother and LGBTQ rights backer who was falsely accused of wanting to "groom' kids" by a Republican colleague drew widespread praise for defending herself in a 5-minute speech from the Senate floor. McMorrow, who has not gotten an apology, said she will not stop forcefully addressing such attacks. (Michigan Senate via AP)