Blog of Rights

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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