Blog of Rights

DNR Right to Abandon Park Policy

October 01, 2002
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has done something that government agencies sometimes are reluctant to do: Abandon a rule that was unfair, ineffective and unneeded. The DNR has dropped...

DNR Backs Off on Battle

July 09, 2002
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has tossed out the policy that sparked a dispute over religious activities at Fort Custer Recreation Area this summer. "This makes it clear that a state...

In Nation of Immigrants, Plan to Deny Driver's Licenses Would be Injustice

March 05, 2002
Since this nation's founding, more than 55 million immigrants from every continent have settled in the United States. In fact, with the exception of American Indians, everyone living in this country...

ACLU Opposes Ferndale Police Plan for Breathalizers at Bars and Restaurants

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan sent a letter today to oppose a proposed Ferndale Police Department that would permit officers to give breath tests to patrons of restaurants and bars...

ACLU Fact Sheets: Michigan’s Drug Testing Law

September 01, 2000
Marchwinski v. Family Independence Agency Michigan stands alone in requiring its residents to provide a drug-free urine sample in order to continue receiving the state's assistance in achieving "...

We Should All Agree on Vouchers Issue

September 01, 2000
Whether or not you agree with all the American Civil Liberties Union does, surely we agree that public education must be defended. Public education is the cornerstone of American democracy. An...

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