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ACLU Urges Clerks Statewide to Inform Voters That Photo Identification is Not Required to Vote

November 01, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is reaching out to more than 100 clerks across the state today urging them to inform voters that state law allows voters to cast a ballot with or...


Voting Rights

Let Me Vote 2018

Voting is the cornerstone of our Democracy. Here is what you need to know to better ensure access to the ballot box....


Voting Rights

ACLU Files Complaint with Meijer After Pharmacist Refused to Fill Prescription for Customer Who Miscarried

October 17, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today filed a complaint with Meijer after a pharmacist refused to fill a customer’s prescription that was medically necessary to treat her...

Court Says Grand Rapids Responsible for Policy That Allows Police to Illegally Arrest Innocent People

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan applauds the decision of U.S. District Judge Paul L. Maloney that holds the City of Grand Rapids responsible for permitting police officers to...

ACLU and Michigan Immigrant Rights Center Say Calhoun County Jail Should Allow In-Person Visits for Immigration Detainees

In a letter sent today to the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, the ACLU of Michigan and the...

ACLU Asks Walmart to Pull Merchandise Bearing Offensive, Racial Slur, “Redskins” From Store in Paw Paw

The ACLU of Michigan, in a letter sent today to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, has asked the retail giant to remove merchandise bearing the offensive, racial slur “Redkins” from its store in Paw Paw,...