Blog of Rights

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...

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...

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