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ACLU of Michigan Kicks Off 2016 “Let Me Vote” Campaign to Educate, Empower the Electorate

ACLU of Michigan Kicks Off 2016 “Let Me Vote” Campaign to Educate, Empower the Electorate

2016-08-08 00:00:00

DETROIT—Hoping to eliminate confusion at the ballot box in November, the ACLU of Michigan on Monday kicked off its "Let Me Vote 2016" campaign to provide voting-rights information to communities, organizations and individuals across the state. Campaign materials are available at www.aclumich.org/letmevote.

The Right to Pass Out “Know Your Rights” Leaflets

The Right to Pass Out “Know Your Rights” Leaflets

2015-02-28 00:00:00

In June 2013 Joe Marogil was passing out leaflets at the Fulton Street Farmers Market in Grand Rapids about upcoming ACLU “Know Your Rights” events.  The market director told him to leave and threatened to have him arrested if he continued.  The ACLU of Michigan contacted city officials and asked to meet with them regarding the First Amendment right to distribute non-commercial flyers in public areas.  After lengthy negotiations, in February 2015 the city agreed to change its policies and allow petitioning, leafleting and other free speech activities in designated areas of the market.

February 28, 2015 Grand Rapids, Know Your Rights
In June 2013 Joe Marogil was passing out leaflets at the Fulton Street Farmers Market in Grand Rapids about upcoming ACLU “Know Your Rights” events.  The...
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