Blog of Rights

Know Your Voting Rights

If Your Rights Are Violated, call the ACLU  Michigan Voter Rights Polling Place Hours: Polling places are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Application: At your polling place on election day, you must fill...

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Voting Rights

LOCAL COMMENT: A New Tactic to Intimidate Women

Once again, Right to Life has launched a false campaign designed to erect more hurdles for women attempting to exercise their constitutionally protected right to decide whether to bear children. New...

Michigan Voters Did Not Intend To Deny Families Health Benefits

The ACLU doesn't believe that voters intended to take health benefits away from families when they voted on Proposal 2 in 2004. And this is just what we'll argue in front of the Michigan Supreme...

Citizenship, Responsibility and the Fight for Civil Liberties

Mary Bejian, ACLU of Michigan Deputy DirectorToday, I participated in a naturalization ceremony at the Detroit Public Library welcoming more than 120 new citizens. I congratulated the new citizens...

Equal Pay Can Be A Reality For Women

The very first piece of legislation Barack Obama signed into law as President of the United States was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The law extended the statute of limitations for to an...

Your Baby or Your Job: Discriminating Against Pregnant Workers

Asia Myers is expecting a baby girl in less than a month, but has a stack of bills courtesy of an employer that forced her to make an unthinkable choice between a healthy pregnancy and her paycheck....

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