Blog of Rights

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...

Should Cap on Number of Charter Schools be Lifted?

March 15, 2000
Gov. John Engler is likely to soon renew a push to raise the limit on the number of charter schools that can be authorized by Michigan universities. This is in spite of already having been rebuffed...

Driving While Black: What it is and Why it’s Important

Almost every African-American or Latino can tell a story about being pulled over by the police for no apparent reason other than the color of his or her skin, especially if he or she happened to be...

DWB: What the ACLU is Doing

The ACLU has established a national toll-free hotline to report incidents of racial profiling of motorists. Calling 1-877-6-PROFILE will allow callers to begin a registration process that will help...

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