Blog of 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...

Approaching the 32nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 24, 2005
Bush's stand on abortion calls for moral clarity Following one of the closest and most contentious elections in recent memory, pundits across the country blamed "moral values" as the social fault...

Affirmative Action Case Goes to the U.S. Supreme Court

December 06, 2002
Monday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the University of Michigan's use of race or ethnicity as one of several factors in its admissions process is constitutional. Not since the...

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...