Blog of Rights

Happy 200th Darwin Day!

February 12, 2009
On a trip to London in 2003, I visited the archives of the British Library. There, among treasures like an original copy of the Magna Carta, was a letter from Charles Darwin to fellow naturalist...

Bringing the Reality to ABC’s Homeland Security

February 10, 2009
What I saw was belly dancers, bats and bongs. What I felt was a sense of fear imposed through a carefully orchestrated musical score, CSI-style taglines at the bottom of the screen and a dramatic...

Guaranteeing Everyone’s Civil Liberties... Priceless

January 29, 2009
It’s an exciting time to be the ACLU of Michigan – new website, new blog, new president and a new outlook on civil liberties in Michigan. Admittedly, it’s hard to have a new outlook on anything in...

The Truth About Voting in Michigan

September 30, 2008
"Can I wear campaign gear into the polls?" "What if I don't have any photo ID?" "Are the rumors about foreclosure true?" Today marks five weeks before Election Day, and questions about voting rights...


Voting Rights

Remember Rights and Keep Government Out of Religion

December 18, 2006
ACLU on the so-called “War on Christmas” It's the magical season again when a generous spirit fills the air, and the media are abuzz with stories of the purported "War on Christmas." The American...

Election 2004

June 26, 2005
Should I Vote at School or at Home? Students in Michigan have the choice of voting either in their college town or in their hometown.   If you are a Michigan resident voting in Michigan, the address...